Commercial televsion programming marketing itself as "news" but containing little or no relevant content to news or reality. Often contains flashy graphics, loud presenters and is often slanted in one category (such as celebrity focus, political viewpoint or sensationalized news events). Tabloid TV often relies more on the audiences preconceptions and capitlizes on emotional responses rather than fact.
Fox News is Tabloid TV - presenting a "panel of fair and balanced experts" on a political viewpoint tend to have a very right wing/conservative viewpoint. Discussions tend to be one way, and dissent is normally ridiculed.
CNN has Tabloid TV content - regarding "twitter" and other forms of social netowrking in the newscast instead of presenting disticntly as commentary.
Inside Edition - nearly entirely celebrity focus with sensationalized crime stories. Tabloid TV in its entirety.
"Fox is Tabloid TV."
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