(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
n. paper; daily, journal, weekly, gazette, sheet, tabloid.
(Roget's IV) n.
Syn. publication, paper, daily paper, press, fourth estate, public press, sheet, tabloid, gazette; see also journal 1 , record 1 .
Varieties of newspapers include: daily, weekly, bi-weekly, metropolitan, rural, national, business, tabloid, trade, provincial, community. Parts of newspapers include: front page, editorial page, local news, domestic news, international news, magazine, business, society, sports, entertainment section, amusement section, rotogravure, comics, comic page, classified, advertising, syndicated section*, boiler plate*. Editions of newspapers include: morning, afternoon, evening, home, extra, special, suburban, city, metro, final, mail, Sunday. Famous newspapers include: England: The Times, Financial Times, Daily Mail, Daily Express, Daily Mirror, Guardian, Sun, News of the World; France: Le Temps, Le Figaro, Le Monde; Russia: Pravda, Izvestiya, Trud; Germany: Die Welt, Frankfurter Allgemeine; U.S.: USA Today, Washington Post, New YOrk Times, Boston Globe, Chicago Sun-Times, Christian Science Monitor, Wall Street Journal, Baltimore Sun, Miami Herald, Chicago Tribune, Milwaukee Journal, San Francisco Chronicle, Los Angeles Times.
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) n.
journal, publication, chronicle, daily, weekly, tabloid, scandal sheet, *rag, special edition, press, Gazette, Tribune, Herald, Examiner, Express, Telegram, extra. ''A circulating library with blood pressure.''—Arthur Baer. ''A device for amusing one half of the world with the other half's troubles.''—Leonard Levinson.
beat the competition to a story: scoop
cancel a story: kill, spike
checks for errors: copy editor
city news supervisor: city editor
correction of an inaccuracy: retraction
early edition: bulldog, bullpup
hawking of: bootjacking
large print headline: screamer, second coming type
large story: feature
light, human interest story: bright
London press: Fleet Street
material to be printed: copy
nonstaff reporter: freelancer
number of copies sold each day: circulation
personal opinion piece: editorial
prepare for printing: put to bed
reporter’s name line: byline
reference room/files: morgue
short news item: squib
short stock item: filler
story in pictures: photojournalism
story’s point of origin: dateline
story’s point of view: slant syndicated pieces, press releases, prewritten
material: canned copy
trite publicity piece: puff piece
trivial news period: silly season
wire services: Associated Press, Reuters

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