Roget category 5324. Words relating to the intellectual faculties
› 4.9. Modes of communication
piece of news [Fr.],
budget of news,
budget of information —
word, advice, aviso [Sp.], message — dispatch, despatch — telegram, cable, marconigram†, wire, communication, errand, embassy.
report, rumor, hearsay, on dit [Fr.], flying rumor, news stirring, cry, buzz, bruit, fame — talk, oui dire [Fr.], scandal, eavesdropping — town tattle, table talk — tittle tattle — canard, topic of the day, idea afloat.
bulletin, fresh news, stirring news — glad tidings — flash, news just in — on-the-spot coverage — live coverage.
old story, old news, stale news, stale story — chestnut [Slang].
narrator etc. (describe) 594 — newsmonger, scandalmonger — talebearer, telltale, gossip, tattler.
[study of news reporting] journalism.
[methods of conveying news] media, news media, the press, the information industry — newspaper, magazine, tract, journal, gazette, publication etc. 531 — radio, television, ticker (electronic information transmission). [organizations producing news reports] [methods of conveying news] United Press International, UPI — Associated Press, AP — The Dow Jones News Service, DJ — The New York Times News Service, NYT — Reuters [Brit.] — TASS [Rus.] — The Nikkei [Jap.].
[person reporting news as a profession] newscaster, newsman, newswoman, reporter, journalist, correspondent, foreign correspondent, special correspondent, war correspondent, news team, news department — anchorman, anchorwoman† — sportscaster — weatherman.
[officials providing news for an organization] press secretary, public relations department, public relations man.
currently reported —
in every one's mouth,
all over the town.
in progress — live — on the spot — in person.
as the story goes,
as the story runs —
as they say,
it is said —
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what's up —?
what's the latest —?
what's new —?
what's the latest poop.
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