editorialize editorialize  /ˌɛ də ˈtɔ ri ə ˌlaɪz/

Definition(s):

  • (v) insert personal opinions into an objective statement

Usage(s):

  1. Movies often editorialize on this theme: the man who's a misfit back home but an efficient, imaginative killing machine on the battlefield.
  2. One way for TV to build its vitality and prestige, said Murrow, is for the networks and stations to use their neglected right to editorialize.
  3. He doesn't explain Stephane's emotional numbness, nor does he editorialize against it.

News

  • A View on Pandora From Indie Rock

    NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- As I cover Internet radio and the music industry at TheStreet, I continue to receive feedback from various sources. I love hearing from everybody, but there's something especially powerful about getting the perspective of people directly involved with independent music. I'm not going to editorialize much here. Instead, I will relay what Chris Maltese, a partner at Primary ...
    on June 25, 2013     Source: TheStreet.com

Quotes

  1. "Something like the Mel Gibson attack is the sort of situation that prompts an outbreak of ads," Bart told The Associated Press. "It's a reminder that people like to editorialize personally, whether or not they know how to write."
    on Aug 10, 2006 By: Peter Bart Source: San Francisco Chronicle

  2. "I know my tone of voice wouldn't be celebratory," said Vasgersian of his potential Bonds homer call. "The temptation is huge to editorialize, but I can't do that. Maybe the day before or the day after. It's all a matter of how you punctuate...
    on Jul 12, 2007 By: Matt Vasgersian Source: Long Beach Press-Telegram

  3. With "Good Night, and Good Luck," Clooney added, "we didn't want to editorialize too much. We just wanted to point out the things we do out of fear."
    on Jan 31, 2006 By: George Clooney Source: Los Angeles Times

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