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special correspondent

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Definition of special correspondent in English:


A journalist writing for a newspaper on special events or a special area of interest.
Example sentences
  • Now, Dominick Dunne is a journalist, a special correspondent for ‘Vanity Fair,’ but is also an outspoken victims rights advocate.
  • There are few women reporters and special correspondents.
  • Today, virtually no newspaper and no television network has such a special correspondent.

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