a news story that forms the basis of or justification for a feature story, editorial, political cartoon, or the like.
the reference in a feature story, editorial, or the like, to the newsworthy event that underlies or justifies it.
a news story that forms the basis for a feature story, editorial, cartoon, interview, etc.
[nooz-pur-suh n, nyooz-] /ˈnuzˌpɜr sən, ˈnyuz-/ noun 1. a newsman or newswoman; reporter. plural noun collectively, professional journalists and reporters
[nooz-pur-suh n, nyooz-] /ˈnuzˌpɜr sən, ˈnyuz-/ noun 1. a newsman or newswoman; reporter.
[nooz-print, nyooz-] /ˈnuzˌprɪnt, ˈnyuz-/ noun 1. a low-grade, machine-finished paper made from wood pulp and a small percentage of sulfite pulp, used chiefly for newspapers. /ˈnjuːzˌprɪnt/ noun 1. an inexpensive wood-pulp paper used for newspapers n. “cheap paper from pulp, used to print newspapers,” 1909, from news (n.) + print.
[noo-spruhng, nyoo-] /ˈnuˈsprʌŋ, ˈnyu-/ adjective 1. newly or suddenly come into existence.