What is Skandal Novine?


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Skandal Novine literally translates to "Scandal Newspaper" and is both an Internet term and print term for gossip newspapers. Specifically, it refers to gossip and scandal stories regarding the entertainment industry, actors and behind the scenes information for television shows and films. The term is Serbian and is frequently a headline teaser designed to entice readers into clicking on a particular story. There are also websites that use this term as part of their domain name.

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Skandal Novine, or Scandal Newspaper, is frequently a headline teaser designed to both alert and entice a reader into reading a particular story. Websites such as Novezvezdegranda.com employ the use of this term liberally. Recent stories include those on both the movie and television industry as well as stories about celebrities and other prominent people.

There is a Serbian news-magazine titled "Scandal!" This news-magazine is similar to the American news-magazine The National Enquirer, as it contains more gossip than factual news.

In all cases, Skandal Novine, is considered to be "infotainment" or news that is more entertainment than factual and accurate. Readers are given a behind-the-scenes look at the private lives of public people. While some of the stories are accurate in that they contain a bit of truth, it is left to the discretion of the reader to determine what is true and what is not.

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