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news

Roget category 532

4. Words relating to the intellectual faculties
4.9. Modes of communication
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#532. News

noun

newsinformation etc. 527piece of news [Fr.], budget of news, budget of informationintelligence, tidings.
word, advice, aviso [Sp.], messagedispatch, despatchtelegram, cable, marconigram, wire, communication, errand, embassy.
report, rumor, hearsay, on dit [Fr.], flying rumor, news stirring, cry, buzz, bruit, fametalk, oui dire [Fr.], scandal, eavesdroppingtown tattle, table talktittle tattlecanard, topic of the day, idea afloat.
bulletin, fresh news, stirring newsglad tidingsflash, news just inon-the-spot coveragelive coverage.
old story, old news, stale news, stale storychestnut [Slang].
narrator etc. (describe) 594 newsmonger, scandalmongertalebearer, telltale, gossip, tattler.
[study of news reporting] journalism.
[methods of conveying news] media, news media, the press, the information industrynewspaper, magazine, tract, journal, gazette, publication etc. 531radio, television, ticker (electronic information transmission). [organizations producing news reports] [methods of conveying news] United Press International, UPIAssociated Press, APThe Dow Jones News Service, DJThe New York Times News Service, NYTReuters [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 departmentanchorman, anchorwomansportscasterweatherman.
[officials providing news for an organization] press secretary, public relations department, public relations man.

verb

transpire etc. (be disclosed) 529rumor etc. (publish) 531.

adjective

many-tonguedrumoredpublicly rumored, currently rumored, currently reportedrife, current, floating, afloat, going about, in circulation, in every one's mouth, all over the town.
in progressliveon the spotin person.

adverb

as the story goes, as the story runsas they say, it is saidby telegraph, by wireless.

phrase

airy tongues that syllable men's names" [Milton]; what's up —? what's the latest —? what's new —? what's the latest poop.
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