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newsgathering Line breaks: news|gather|ing
Pronunciation: /ˈnjuːzˌɡað(ə)rɪŋ/

Definition of newsgathering in English:


[mass noun]
The activity of researching news items for broadcast or publication.
Example sentences
  • Our initial research indicates one needs to take into account similar kinds of factors in assessing how a newspaper is stocked for news-gathering.
  • The thin resources the media now dedicate to news-gathering means reporters can no longer spend the time required to look back and compare government actions with the plans summits produce.
  • While news-gathering is inevitably staff-intensive and skill-intensive, improvements from working smarter or more efficiently are entirely possible.


Example sentences
  • The news-gatherer protection group Reporters Sans Frontières has also been in touch with the Mirror and the family, and has offered its negotiating services.
  • For serious blogging pundits and news-gatherers and discussion board operators, cyber-cred is everything.
  • They're turning from news-gatherers (which is the area in which they should far outrank bloggers) to editorialists.
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