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muckraking

noun [U] uk   /ˈmʌkˌreɪ.kɪŋ/ disapproving us  
the activity, especially by newspapers and reporters, of trying to find out unpleasant information about people or organizations in order to make it public: There was so much muckraking about his family life that he decided not to stand for election.
muckraker
noun [C] uk   /-kər/ us    /-kɚ/
Translations of “muckraking”
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指報紙和記者)搜集並揭露醜聞…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指报纸和记者)搜集并揭露丑闻…
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