1875, short for newsboy.
A newspaper seller: Beno, a hophead newsie (1875+)
[nooz-let-er, nyooz-] /ˈnuzˌlɛt ər, ˈnyuz-/ noun 1. a written report, issued periodically, typically by a business, institution, or other organization, that presents information and news to people with a specific interest in the organization or subject: our co-op’s monthly newsletter; an employee newsletter. 2. a written report and analysis of the , often providing forecasts, […]
[nooz-mag-uh-zeen, nyooz-] /ˈnuzˌmæg əˌzin, ˈnyuz-/ noun 1. a periodical specializing in reports and commentaries on current events, usually issued weekly. 2. Radio and Television. (def 5a).
[nooz-mey-ker, nyooz-] /ˈnuzˌmeɪ kər, ˈnyuz-/ noun 1. a person, thing, or event that is newsworthy: a weekly magazine devoted to stories on newsmakers.
[nooz-man, -muh n, nyooz-] /ˈnuzˌmæn, -mən, ˈnyuz-/ noun, plural newsmen [nooz-men, -muh n] /ˈnuzˌmɛn, -mən/ (Show IPA) 1. a person employed to gather , as for a newspaper, magazine, or radio or television news bureau; reporter. 2. a person who reports the news on radio or television. 3. a person who sells or distributes newspapers, […]