What are news?

  • (noun): New information about specific and timely events.
    Example: "They awaited news of the outcome"
    Synonyms: intelligence, tidings, word
    See also — Additional definitions below

News

News is the communication of selected information on current events which is presented by print, broadcast, Internet, or word of mouth to a third-party or mass audience.

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List Of Newspapers In The United Kingdom - Defunct Newspapers
... Daily News (1846–1930) ... The Derby Mercury (1732–1933) Dispatch (Birmingham) Eastern Morning News (1864–1929) Edinburgh Courant (1705–1720) Empire News The European (1990–1999) ... Evening News (1881–1980) Examiner (1808–1886) Exchange Herald (1809–1826) ...
East Gull Lake, Minnesota - News
... http//74.125.95.104/search?q=cacheo3FJyBQ6JvkJnorthernherald.finalhost.net/v13n2.pdf+corruption+in+east+gull+lake hl=en ct=clnk cd=10 gl=us. ...
John Lloyd (writer) - Career
... Lloyd worked as a radio producer at the BBC 1974–1978 and created The News Quiz, The News Huddlines, To The Manor Born (with Peter Spence) and Quote.. ... TV producer at both the BBC and ITV 1979–1989 where he created Not the Nine O'Clock News (with Sean Hardie) and Spitting Image (with Peter Fluck and Roger Law) ... originally to have been the host of BBC topical news quiz Have I Got News For You, with the programme initially intended to be called John Lloyd's Newsround ...
Quest Community Newspapers
... It is owned and operated by Rupert Murdoch's News Corporation ... It currently publishes weekly tabloids, and one bi-weekly, providing news coverage predominately for the greater Brisbane area ... In total, there are 20 free suburban newspapers, one news magazine (City News) and one gloss lifestyle magazine based on the Sunshine Coast, The Weekender distributed to ...
New Ecology of News
... journalistic practice and the definition of “news” itself ... Schudson has identified the following six specific areas where the ecology of news in his opinion has changed 1 ... Within commercial news organizations, the line between the news room and the business office has blurred 6 ...

More definitions of "news":

  • (noun): A program devoted to news.
    Example: "We watch the 7 o'clock news every night"
    Synonyms: news program, news show
  • (noun): New information of any kind.
    Example: "It was news to me"
  • (noun): Information reported in a newspaper or news magazine.
    Example: "The news of my death was greatly exaggerated"
  • (noun): The quality of being sufficiently interesting to be reported in news bulletins.
    Example: "He is no longer news in the fashion world"
    Synonyms: newsworthiness

Famous quotes containing the word news:

    We are eager to tunnel under the Atlantic and bring the Old World some weeks nearer to the New; but perchance the first news that will leak through into the broad, flapping American ear will be that the Princess Adelaide has the whooping cough.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)

    Charles Foster Kane: Look, Mr. Carter. Here is a three-column headline in the Chronicle. Why hasn’t the Inquirer a three-column headline?
    Carter: News wasn’t big enough.
    Charles Foster Kane: Mr. Carter, if the headline is big enough, it makes the news big enough.
    Orson Welles (1915–1985)

    To have news value is to have a tin can tied to one’s tail.
    —T.E. (Thomas Edward)