house organ


: a periodical distributed by a business concern among its employees, sales personnel, or customers

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Or the writer of another letter to his house organ WSJ calling for antitrust action against the ESG movement? Robert G. Eccles, Forbes, 3 June 2022 The mainstream media is essentially a house organ for the left. Washington Post, 5 Apr. 2021 Then there was October, which was almost like your house organ [a critical theory journal, edited by Rosalind Krauss, Annette Michelson and Douglas Crimp]. New York Times, 10 Dec. 2021 In 1843, a parish priest in Roquemaure, France, asked a local poet named Placide Cappeau to write some verse celebrating the renovation of the house organ at the town's Catholic church. Bill Adler, Smithsonian Magazine, 6 Dec. 2021 Many conservatives are probably worried that a wounded Trump might use a dolchstoss story to popularize some alternative to the institutional conservative movement and its house organ, Fox News. Alex Pareene, The New Republic, 13 Nov. 2020 Screened a few silent movies and have had accompaniment from the Mighty Wurlitzer [house organ]. Ben Flanagan |, al, 9 Sep. 2020 At the same time, the union newspaper, the Mine Workers’ Journal, became a house organ for Boyle during the campaign, publishing anti-Yablonski propaganda. Vince Guerreri, Smithsonian Magazine, 31 Dec. 2019 The head of the Policy Unit, Munira Mirza, is a former member of the Revolutionary Communist Party, a Trotskyite groupuscule, and enthusiastic contributor to its house organ, Living Marxism. The Economist, 22 Aug. 2019 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1886, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of house organ was in 1886

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Cite this Entry

“House organ.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Mar. 2023.

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