backgrounder backgrounder

Definition(s):

  • (n) a press conference or interview in which a government official explains to reporters the background of an action or policy

Usage(s):

  • A lot of backgrounder stories over the weekend, watch to see if the investigative and background work continues and where it heads throughout the week.

News

  • 20 Feet From Stardom

    We sing the hooks. by Kelly Vance More musical talent on display than in any other pic you’ll see this year. Director Morgan Neville’s masterful documentary backgrounder on the golden age of black female backup singers hits us with a tidal wave of soul, as Merry Clayton, Darlene Love, Táta Vega, Claudia Lennear, Judith Hill, Lisa Fischer, Patti Austin, and many, many more singers demonstrate why ...
    on July 2, 2013     Source: East Bay Express

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