a statement prepared and distributed to the press by a public relations firm, governmental agency, etc.
an official announcement or account of a news item circulated to the press
[nooz-room, -roo m, nyooz-] /ˈnuzˌrum, -ˌrʊm, ˈnyuz-/ noun 1. a room in the offices of a newspaper, news service, or broadcasting organization in which the news is processed. /ˈnjuːzˌruːm; -ˌrʊm/ noun 1. a room in a newspaper office or television or radio station, where news is received and prepared for publication or broadcasting
noun 1. an agency that gathers news stories for its members or subscribers. Compare (def 1), , . noun an organization that gathers news stories and then distributes them to the media or subscribers; also called news agency , [press association], wire service Examples The Associated Press is the most popular news service.
[nooz-stand, nyooz-] /ˈnuzˌstænd, ˈnyuz-/ noun 1. a stall or other place at which newspapers and often periodicals are sold, as on a street corner or in a building lobby. /ˈnjuːzˌstænd/ noun 1. a portable stand or stall in the street, from which newspapers are sold n. 1872, from news (n.) + stand (n.).
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noun a television or radio station which focuses on presenting the news Examples At least read the news briefs each day.