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cereal test

cereal test n. the judgment of an editor or a producer as to whether (news) material is appropriate to publish or broadcast. Also breakfast test, Wheaties test. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

Wheaties test

Wheaties test  n.— «Fleming said those pictures “surely pass the ‘Wheaties’ test,” meaning that one could look at them while eating breakfast.» —“Editors were wise to withhold photographs of aborted fetuses” by...