News Sandwich

News Sandwich

A slang term for spending one's lunch hour reading the newspaper or, more commonly, online news sites instead of eating. This is relatively common practice in white collar office jobs.
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I have a "good news sandwich": good news, bad news and good news.
One option would see Welsh news sandwiched between blocks of UK and international news.
It's not surprising that someone with such a high regard for education would invent Channel One, ten minutes of lite news sandwiched between commercials for Reese's Pieces, Pepsi and video games and shown daily in 40 percent of the nation's secondary schools.