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Someone involved in the media, almost always a major outlet, who attempts to "spin" events and predictions in a certain light in order to further their agenda.
Dude, that PETA spin doctor used Schaivo to support a McDonald's boycott.
by CaffeineHead June 03, 2005
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Only one of the greatest jam bands in the world.
Such songs as..
-Little Miss Cant Be Wrong
-Two Princes
-Pocketfull of Kryptonite
by spins_on_me December 22, 2004
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someone who is employed to make sure a story works to their employers advantage
Those spin doctors are ruining the media.
by Light Joker April 09, 2007
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An operative who uses his platform to influence the perception of a person, organization, or event. Like a damage-control PR person.

Most often this is in the political context, usually conservative, with the spin doctor masquerading as a journalist or "expert in the field" to lend credibility to what's actually just a PR line cooked up by the right-wing.
After "Deep Throat" finally revealed himself as W. Mark Felt in May, 2005, a parade of spin doctors, old Nixon cronies and convicted Watergate felons appeared in the media, trying to tarnish Felt in any way they could, to distract from and lessen in the public's mind the enormity of the crimes they'd committed 30 years ago.
by Super Genius June 01, 2005
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Communication professional that crafts messages on behalf of an organization or individual to persuade an audience
The administration's spin doctors have managed to convince the American public that Social Security is in trouble now.
by nac June 01, 2005
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A political analyst, pundit, or anyone else who makes their living by "spinning" something to make the other party look bad and their party look good. Some even resort to all
Al Franken, Michael Moore, Cindy Sheehan, Ann Coulter, Jesse Jackson, Noam Chomsky are all examples of spin doctors.
by gdog26 February 11, 2006
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Someone who manages the media for a politician or political party, to the extent of manipulating policy and behaviour for the sake of image.

The role was typefied
(some might say invented) by Tony Blair's 'Director of Communications and Strategy' Alastair Campbell.
Spin doctors have been the death of modern politics/
by Seb Flyte June 01, 2005
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