Spin-doctor



noun
1.
Slang. a press agent skilled at spin control.
noun
1.
(informal) a person who provides a favourable slant to an item of news, potentially unpopular policy, etc, esp on behalf of a political personality or party
spin control
An individual charged with getting others to interpret a statement or event from a particular viewpoint, as in Charlie is the governor’s spin doctor . This term, born about 1980 along with spin control , uses doctor in the colloquial sense of “one who repairs something.”

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