Slang. an attempt to give a bias to news coverage, especially of a political candidate or event.

an attempt to manipulate the interpretation of news, esp. political
Usage Note

spin control
Manipulation of news, especially political news, as in The White House press secretary is a master of spin control. This idiom uses spin in the sense of “interpretation,” that is, how something will be interpreted by the public (also see put a spin on). [ c. 1980 ]


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