news

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(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
Information of public events
Nouns
1. news, information, intelligence, journalism; tidings, word, advice; knowledge, revelation; message, communication, account, dispatch, bulletin, communiqué; hard or soft news. See publication.
2. newspaper, newsweekly, newsmagazine, newsletter, calendar, scandal sheet, tabloid; bulldog or early edition; newscast, newshour; article, column, feature, editorial, op-ed column, feuilleton; news flash, exposé; news channel; report, rumor, hearsay, buzz, bruit, fame, talk, gossip, table talk, town talk, scandal, tittle-tattle, canard, whisper; good news, glad tidings, gospel, evangel; story, copy, spot, piece, squib, press release; pipeline, earful, hot line; obituary; news bureau, newsroom, city room or desk, copy desk; assignment, beat; dispatch, byline; [news] blackout. Informal, grapevine, scoop, obit. Slang, beat. See publication, writing, record.
3. journalism, broadcast or print journalism, photojournalism, pictorial journalism, reportage, yellow journalism; mass media, the press, press corps, fourth estate; news agency, wire service, United Press International, UPI, Associated Press, AP, Reuters; press association; press box, press card.
4. journalist, newsman, correspondent, narrator, announcer, [cub] reporter, staffer, stringer, [gossip, fashion, etc. ] columnist, graveyard or lobster shift; [managing or senior] editor, bureau chief, city editor; broadcaster, newscaster, anchor, commentator, talking head, news analyst; press agent, publicist, press secretary; newsmonger, scandalmonger, informer, talebearer, telltale, tattletale; gossip, tattler, blabber, chatterer. Slang, reptile.
Verbs — report, disseminate, publish, notify, broadcast, televise; rumor, gossip, chatter, tattle, prate; make news, make the headlines, sensationalize. Informal, scoop.
Adjectives — reported, rumored, circulated, in circulation; rife, current, floating, going around, all over [the] town, the talk of the town, in every mouth, at second hand; newsworthy, fit to print; newsy.
Adverbs — as the story goes or runs, as they say, it is said.
Phrases — no news is good news.
Quotations — The nature of bad news infects the teller (Shakespeare), There are laws to protect the freedom of the press's speech, but none that are worth anything to protect the people from the press (Mark Twain), When a dog bites a man, that is not news, because it happens so often. But if a man bites a dog, that is news (John B. Bogart), I read the newspapers avidly. It is my one form of continuous fiction (Bevan), Rock journalism is people who can't write interviewing people who can't talk for people who can't read (Frank Zappa), All the news that's fit to print (Adolph Simon Ochs).
II
(Roget's IV) n.
1. [Information]
Syn. intelligence, tidings, advice, discovery, enlightenment, recognition, cognizance, the scoop*, the goods*, headlines*, front-page news*; see also data , knowledge 1 , revelation 1 .
2. [A specific report]
Syn. report, telling, narration, recital, account, description, specification, particularization, itemization, message, copy, communication, release, communiqué, telegram, cable, radiogram, broadcast, telecast, bulletin, dispatch, story, news story*, scoop*, big news*, eye-opener*; see also announcement 2 , report 1 .
make news,
Syn. become famous, become notorious, accomplish, create events; see expose 1 , reveal 1 .
III
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) n.
reportage, report, bulletin, information, message, account, announcement, communication, communique, dispatch, flash, press release, publication, broadcast, *scoop, lowdown, *skinny, *dope, *straight poop. ''News is almost by definition bad news.''—Marquis W. Childs. ''When a dog bites a man that is not news, but when a man bites a dog that is news.''—Charles A. Dana. ''The first rough draft of history.''— Philip Graham. see newspaper
IV
(Roget's Thesaurus II) noun 1. New information, especially about recent events and happenings: advice (often used in plural), intelligence, tiding (often used in plural), word. Informal: scoop. See KNOWLEDGE, WORDS. 2. Something significant that happens: circumstance, development, episode, event, happening, incident, occasion, occurrence, thing. See HAPPEN.

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