mainstream mainstream  /ˈmeɪn ˌstrim/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the prevailing current of thought

Usage(s):

  1. It is a mainstream political reality.
  2. PTI Person of the Year 2004: How three amateur journalists dethroned an icon and turned the mainstream media upside down, all without quitting their day jobs.
  3. Sevran's prurient opinions are but the latest addition to the growing racist chatter in the French mainstream.

News

  1. Can the West Accept Iran’s Opening?

    The mainstream U.S. news media always blames Iran for the nuclear dispute, while ignoring other key facts like Israel’s rogue nuclear arsenal and the failure of the West to offer Iran meaningful sanctions relief.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: consortiumnews.com

  2. Bruins a band of brothers; Malkin a ‘loser’; Bobby Hull for Wilt Chamberlain? (Puck Headlines)

    Here are your Puck Headlines: a glorious collection of news and views collected from the greatest blogosphere in sports and the few, the proud, the mainstream hockey media. • Don Cherry wears a lot of ridiculous suits. [Reddit Hockey] • … Continue reading ?
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Puck Daddy via Yahoo! Sports

  3. The China Syndrome

    Chinese hacking exploits became mainstream news over the past few months leading up to last week’s meeting between U.S. President Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping. While cybersecurity was a primary topic however, there was no breakthrough deal coming out of the tete-a-tete. The two countries did agree to work together on cybersecurity issues in the future.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Network World

Quotes

  1. At the start of the primary campaign Biden called him the "first mainstream African-American who is articulate and bright and clean".
    on Jun 28, 2010 By: Joe Biden Source: The Guardian

  2. "She'll have to convince me that all of this liberalism that she's lived with all her life can be put in a proper place and when she gets to be a judge she'll be left of center but within the mainstream of judging," Sen. Lindsey Graham, RS.C.,...
    on Jun 28, 2010 By: Lindsey Graham Source: The Associated Press

  3. "I believe the fair-minded people will find her philosophy well within the legal mainstream," Leahy said. "I welcome questions but urge senators on both sides to be fair. No one should presume that this intelligent woman who has excelled...
    on Jun 29, 2010 By: Patrick Leahy Source: FOXNews

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