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spot news Syllabification: spot news

Entry from US English dictionary

Definition of spot news in English:


News reported of events as they occur.
Example sentences
  • Doesn't every TV news video editor work on spot news?
  • Divided into nine categories and nine sub-categories ranging from general news, spot news, people in the news, the arts, sports and children, the contest is judged by an independent jury consisting of nine members.
  • We report everything as if it were spot news, as if it were a car crash.
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