Definition of wire service in English:
nounchiefly North American
A news agency that supplies syndicated news by wire to newspapers, radio, and television stations: the station buys canned reviews from a wire service [mass noun]: the paper probably didn’t even have wire service
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- Sitting on the grass after one of the press conferences, a reporter from the Reuters wire service hurriedly started to organize his dispatch for the day.
- Forty-one is the mean age for newspaper and wire service reporters, forty-eight for those in television journalism.
- He's both a religious leader and a media mogul, owning both the Washington Times newspaper and the wire service United Press International.
Definition of wire service in:
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