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Phrase. Used to describe the splicing, mixing, or overlay of raw recorded audio or video files to create, augment, or twist the narrative of the original event. A re-contextualizing of key words, phrases, or images to influence the opinions of viewers or listeners. Individuals or groups can be targeted using this device, often with malicious intent.

Example: predatory editing is commonly used by Bachelor or Bachelorette series editors to portray certain individuals as "villains" or "good guys" to boost show ratings.
Looks like Chad's the bad guy on Jojo's season - thanks predatory editing!
by JonahWebster May 31, 2016
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