Meaning of NEWS in English

NEWS

noun

COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES

a cookery/wildlife/news etc programme

More and more people are watching cookery programmes on TV.

a news broadcast

The BBC's evening news broadcast was interrupted.

a news show especially AmE:

the morning news show

a news/crime/sports reporter

He started as a news reporter on Radio 1.

a news/movie/sports etc channel

What’s on the movie channel tonight?

encouraging news

The encouraging news is that typhoid is on the decrease.

good news

That’s good news !

headline news

The protests made headline news.

imposed...news blackout

The Indian government has imposed a news blackout .

issued...news release

The University has issued a news release announcing the results of their experiments.

news agency

news blackout

As the crisis worsened, the authorities imposed a news blackout .

news blackout

The Indian government has imposed a news blackout .

news bulletin

news conference

The chairman told a news conference that some members of staff would lose their jobs.

news coverage

The BBC won an award for its 24-hour news coverage.

news release

The University has issued a news release announcing the results of their experiments.

news/sports round-up

our Friday sports round-up

news/word spreads

As news of his death spread, his army disintegrated.

sad news

It was with great shock that we heard the sad news that he had died.

shocking news

the shocking news that Mark had hanged himself

spread the news/the word

He has been spreading the word about ways to beat heart disease.

the bearer of bad news

I hate to be the bearer of bad news , but ...

the evening news (= the main radio or television news programme in the evening )

There was a report about the fire on the evening news.

the morning paper/news (= that is published or broadcast in the morning )

The story was in all the morning papers.

the news media

Does the news media have a role in forming public opinion?

the television news

There was nothing about it on the television news.

tidbits of...news

juicy tidbits of hot news

up-to-date information/data/figures/news etc

They have access to up-to-date information through a computer database.

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ ADJECTIVE

bad

But before she could set off the next day, the hospital telephoned with bad news .

The bad news is that it becomes a ruthless circle.

But the really bad news was that the post in question was an important insurance form.

His left hand clutches his belly, for really bad news does feel just like a kick in the belly at first.

This theft can only be bad news for the preservation movement.

Hickey was nothing if not meticulous, and he had a flair for obscuring bad news in a fog of pieties.

The bad news is that everyone plays victim at times.

They had watched from a safe distance, because opposing Chun could mean only bad news .

big

Rosy pinks, rich coppers and deep plums are the big fashion news .

For those members to support Gingrich after his ethical lapses became such big news is the ultimate in loyalty.

Last month it lit the fuse on one of the biggest news stories of the year.

Critics credited big money and news media for the public apathy.

The big news , though, was that Richard and Hudson had moved into their new flat.

Fashion is big news , maybe the biggest news there is.

They were big news even in the Far East.

Thats big news where you are I suppose.

good

They respond and, quite automatically, more join in as each traveller returns with the good news .

After being denied a building permit in 1992, Pal and his lawyer found some good news while examining zoning regulations.

And I have very good news .

The good news is that there are more well-made dry kosher wines than ever before.

The good news is that productivity is rising.

Anyway, I have good news to report on the health-care-reform front.

Last night the outlook was grim, but at the couple's stables near Wantage today, there's better news .

As Ohio goes, so goes the nation, and that may be good news for President Clinton.

international

In return, the owner normally receives two films per night, several international news broadcasts, and many popular shows.

It appears to have done so this time only after reports of the blast began to filter out through international news agencies.

late

Plus latest news on the big race, updated racecards, latest riding arrangements, non-runners and betting news.

I want the latest news , the best reporting with state-of-the-art technology presented by people I can trust and respect.

Turn to pages 6, 7 and 10 where you will find the very latest news on these exciting developments.

Shall I tell them the latest news ?

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Indeed late news stories can be added just moments before the final pages go off to the printers.

local

There are a few items of Interest, but generally, local news is scarce.

Some of this decline is attributed to competition from cable news channels and from local news broadcasts.

This is where reports of local horticultural societies, women's institutes, school governors, and local elections are news .

On any given weekday night, around thirty-eight million people are watching the network news , with millions more watching local news.

Make sure that all the local news people have the appropriate office and home phone numbers.

The staid and once-serious network news has begun to look like glitzy local news operations.

Its series of city stations would have concentrated on local news , films and music.

Forget the merits of Civano for a moment, and note how badly local news has degenerated.

national

Quite by chance, and unknown to the police, the incident was filmed and broadcast later on national television news .

Events of this sort are reported locally, but seldom picked up by national and international news media.

They act as a counter balance to the national and global news conveyed by the major publishing empires.

The national news magazines have never granted her a cover story or a frill appreciation.

Petrolia had been on the national news .

A man saying the same makes national news .

However, the Conservatives also predominated in both national news bulletins and in parliamentary review programmes, particularly the latter.

official

The official news agency Tass became independent, and Gorbachev's spokesman Vitaly Ignatenko was appointed to head it.

At home we listened to the official news , which we knew was full of propaganda.

The official news that he was quitting came nine hours later.

welcome

The Halifax figures, however, will be welcome news to more than a million homeowners.

The fact that the railroad was willing to lease depot space came as welcome news .

It comes as welcome news for around three thousand pension holders in Swindon.

That this is also a marriage of insightful stagecraft and lustrous vocalism is the most welcome news of all.

Newslines Newspaper accounts of the latest national round of university funding had welcome news for Bristol.

That would be welcome news for Clippers coach Bill Fitch.

Some of this would seem welcome news , but, once again, things seldom are as they seem.

wonderful

It was mostly about the child and the wonderful news that he had accomplished an A and a G all by himself.

Cassie shook her head, her mind full of his wonderful news .

They are wonderful news for all of us.

Female speaker It's wonderful news for the poor person.

One day Anna came in, all emotional, but beaming this time. Wonderful news !

■ NOUN

agency

Wei Xiaotao, his brother, told Reuters news agency .

It appears to have done so this time only after reports of the blast began to filter out through international news agencies .

He was also from 1978 managing director of the television news agency , Visnews.

Receives crisp facsimile charts &038; even news agency pictures. £425.95.

The news agency Interfax on Oct. 16 put the turnout as between 70 to 90 percent.

The Interfax news agency reported demonstrations in St Petersburg on June 22 over access to television broadcasting.

bulletin

The revolutionary radio stations are monitored daily and brief news bulletins circulated among the prisoners.

When a news bulletin informed him of the crash of ValuJet Flight 592, he realized that call would never come.

So this is the first news bulletin to allocate a regular slot for science and allied matters.

Briefing groups have been established at many locations and a news bulletin is circulated throughout the Company's businesses.

The 8 p.m. news bulletin each evening gave prominence to presidential and governmental words and deeds.

Radio journalists took control of news bulletins .

I scoured the other Sunday papers, listened to every news bulletin and watched each news item on television.

However, the Conservatives also predominated in both national news bulletins and in parliamentary review programmes, particularly the latter.

conference

Tapie was due to give a news conference in Marseille this afternoon explaining his decision.

The news conference in the state building was arranged by Sen.

The date of his release had only been announced by de Klerk at a news conference on Feb. 10.

The arrests were announced at a news conference Friday.

Their opposition was publicised at a news conference .

The voting irregularities were relatively minor, especially for a first-time election, Carter told a news conference .

Don Shepperd told the news conference , referring to the fighter pilots involved in the two encounters.

The envelope will be opened and the results made public at a news conference .

coverage

Many sensational murder trials of the twentieth century have received extensive press notice and a few have been given saturation news coverage .

This site has had lots of news coverage and the concept is great fun.

Across the country, amateurs are using their lightweight, inexpensive camcorders to broaden news coverage .

The station was being paid about $ 570,000 a month to give him the right to direct its news coverage .

Last year also was one in which colorful news coverage was complemented by the use of color ink in our pages.

Reporters and production crews will co-operate throughout the world with exchanges of material and daily discussions of news coverage plans.

This expansion brings elements of Journal news coverage to an additional four million people who buy these newspapers.

evening

She had seen him on the telly - he had been on the early evening news tooting his trumpet.

The headline stories of newspapers are developed and reported on the evening news by general-assignment reporters.

The nine o'clock evening news had an audience of half the population during the war, but this fell quickly in 1945.

Usually the lines pictured on the evening news were just the ones that snaked outside store entrances.

The result is a striking testimony to the power of television's evening news .

I eat off stack-up plastic tables as I watch the evening news .

Naptime was from four to five, and then he watched the evening news on television in the recreation room.

We believe what we hear on the evening news and read in the morning paper.

item

The ebb and flow of controversy in television news items did not produce corresponding trends in public interest and discussion.

Already, then, before a single news item is introduced, a great deal has been communicated.

Useful to project news items , photos, diagrams, etc and avoids the need for photocopying.

Yet behind the positive news items were reports that showed racial violence had hardly disappeared.

Let's take the recording task described earlier: to prepare news items for a magazine programme or news broadcast.

The curious properties proposed for space time, apparently correctly, helped turn this result into a popular news item .

A variety of news items were selected at different times during the three years of the survey.

We are all familiar with news items concerning marine pollution due to oil spills.

media

Firstly, the role of the news media in forming public opinion is very important.

Kendall keeps a low profile, refusing to grant on-the-record interviews with the news media .

Mold An opportunity to gain confidence in dealing with the news media .

Isn't it about time the news media gave us the truth about what is happening on our race tracks?

But, in truth, entertainment is something the news media have grown increasingly comfortable with.

The judge said his ruling in favor of the news media was subject to change.

The news media serve a generally supportive role in most political systems.

Events of this sort are reported locally, but seldom picked up by national and international news media .

release

Fourth, don't always do a news release on all the grass roots activities.

This news release is neither an offer to purchase the Notes nor a solicitation of an offer to sell the Notes.

Copies of the annual report, interim report and news releases are available to employees.

Mr Wilson said in a news release .

The ultimate pre-packaged news is the video news release .

Three stories were quick to circulate, embellished at will with as much creativity as news releases from the Government Information Office.

A school news release said it was for disciplinary reasons.

Hargarten stated in a news release .

report

According to news reports , one train had 19 coaches and the other 14, both heavily loaded.

Ickes had to learn from news reports that his good friend had cast him out of the administration into political Siberia.

George Herbert I still remember the strong emotions aroused in me when I read the following news report in my morning paper.

Produced news reports have shifted from focusing on the words of candidates and political figures to concentrating on their images and actions.

The unwanted extras who insinuate themselves into television news reports are feeble-minded males derided by right-thinking men.

About that time, according to news reports , state corrections officials announced surprise plans to re-bid all private-prison contracts.

It can be found in news reports and research studies.

There is nothing new in the fact that news reports from faraway places are often wrong.

service

But the state - indirectly - contributes over 50 percent of annual funds in the form of subscriptions paid for news services .

There also are plans to market the news service on line.

In other words, people dip into continuous news services and use it when they want.

A bare handful of cable markets offer community news services , produced at the lowest possible cost.

Orange stumped up £95 million for the Press Association's news service spin-off.

story

Last month it lit the fuse on one of the biggest news stories of the year.

At most major newspapers, publishers control opinion pages but leave decisions on news stories to editors.

They sued, claiming that the news story implied, to the ordinary reader, that they were involved in fraud.

Rarely is any news story ever underplayed.

Photography for general news stories News of the day-to-day happenings within the organisation can be communicated with much more interest by photography.

The lines between re-creations and reality are so muddled that some news programs have even used Hollywood films to illustrate news stories .

Wasn't that the greatest news story of last week?

Anti-continents, news stories began calling them.

television

And the way that, say, television news addresses you is as a particular type of person.

Doublespeak, purveyed through television news and cinema, invades the mind of every citizen.

It's been on the television news and it's all over the papers this morning.

In this view, television news should consist only of those events that would interest the audience.

Newspapers with a significant political reporting are not widely read, whereas television news programs are often among the most-watched programs.

This is as true of the television news show as any other form of programming.

Nearly everyone watches television news regularly.

Besides audio and pictures, written words are still an important element on television news .

■ VERB

break

I think perhaps I should talk to Connor first, so he can break the news gently to Patrick and Mary.

I broke the news to some people.

This position is excitingly dramatised in his book, even if the abuses he rails against are not exactly breaking news .

Janet Canterbury was in Washington that week, and Ellie called both of us into her office to break the news personally.

None wanted to be the one to break the news .

The donor then must meet with a counselor, who breaks the news .

The expected violence broke out at the news of his death.

It was at some point during this trip that she broke the news to Sam.

bring

Wednesday brings surprise news affecting future cash decisions.

Great-grandmother Bong-Keum waited anxiously for some one to bring news that her son was safe.

I want to be the one to bring the news .

This expansion brings elements of Journal news coverage to an additional four million people who buy these newspapers.

She brought with her news of the gipsy encampment- and of Anna.

They dreaded bringing the news to the families.

The messenger who brought Arthur the news also carried assurances of Gwarthegydd's friendship.

Every day brings news of breathtaking progress in science and technology that is changing the way we work and live.

greet

Back home 2,000 fans greeted the news of the victory by throwing their hats into the air.

The President made a rum effort at greeting her news with enthusiasm, but I could see he was crestfallen.

And be greeted with the news in her morning newspaper, if his luck continued on its present course.

Shelley Thomas, the recipe tester, greets him with news that the recipe really needs work.

Such was Barlow's callous attitude to his victims that great public satisfaction greeted the news when the tables were finally turned.

The world greeted the news as if President Tucker had reintroduced mustard gas.

Cooke was a happier man when greeting the news that full-back Jon Webb is assured of completing the season.

Initially, at least, they greeted the news rapturously.

hear

Mr Flood was silent and blessed himself a great deal when he heard the news .

Like some one who has just heard the news of a death, Tom thought.

Typically on hearing the news of his Lions selection his first thoughts were for others.

Dotson was on the road during the deluge, and said he couldn't believe it when he heard the news .

What she would feel on hearing news of him he had no idea.

People in Cheltenham weren't surprised to hear the news .

Horton was overjoyed when he heard the news .

listen

Countless thousands all over the globe listen to the hourly news broadcasts with interest, respect and admiration.

He has called them here to listen to his news .

She listened to the bad news without any noticeable reaction.

I never read the papers very much, or listened to the news .

Frank had no real interest in the radio, beyond sometimes listening to the sports news .

At regular intervals, she listened to the news on the radio.

receive

She participates in weekly, two-way audio or video conferences with her family and receives regular news reports from ground controllers.

For this reason few receive more than local news coverage.

Then he received further news of violence in small towns.

Now imagine receiving the news that you have been unsuccessful ... and everyone around you standing and cheering wildly.

One day I received news that she was to arrive from Rome that very evening.

Carol will be happy to receive news of former students and provide information such as activities for graduates.

This month General Magic received some bad news from its biggest investor.

spread

These self-appointed assistants sped swiftly up and down the corridor, wakening their companions and spreading the good news .

Everywhere, to a woman, the spreading of the news drew the same reaction.

Mrs Baxter will spread the glad news .

Noble bookstore in Manhattan mistakenly put the book on sale early, White House officials gleefully spread the word to news organizations.

They picked him and one other as their prisoners, and let the others free to spread the news .

Like their Pentecostal sisters and brothers elsewhere, they set off to spread the news .

The beacon was lit, and answering bonfires spread the happy news throughout the Maclean lands.

She spent five hours cuddling the baby as relatives made phone calls to spread the happy news .

tell

I mean, if some one's in prison, they shouldn't tell people news like that.

Moshe Yaalon, the army chief of intelligence, told a news conference.

Wei Xiaotao, his brother, told Reuters news agency.

Condit told a news conference Friday.

We have learned only that he told the news , and that the people cried out in anguish.

Our spies tells us the news director pressed the suspended Epstein for video footage, which he adamantly refused to provide.

Anyway, tell me your news .

A month after her second son was born she called to tell us the news .

watch

Instead it became more dependent upon how frequently they watched television news .

On any given weekday night, around thirty-eight million people are watching the network news , with millions more watching local news.

The affluent viewers who watch financial news are highly prized by advertisers.

On any given weekday night, around thirty-eight million people are watching the network news , with millions more watching local news.

He was back at the flat in time to watch the five forty-five news .

As he unpacked, he watched the news , Tranformer cartoons and a talk show.

Last week Alan was not in bed at nine o'clock; he was watching the news with Geraldine.

I eat off stack-up plastic tables as I watch the evening news .

PHRASES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

bad news

I have some bad news - I think the water heater's not working.

Rich foods are bad news if you're on a diet.

But the really bad news was that the post in question was an important insurance form.

Clanahan gave us the worse news.

Colin Anderson is still missing through suspension, and more bad news is that Owen Pickard is out injured.

It's bad news, but it's true.

Now, ten years and three children later, he is finally convinced that another mouth to feed would be bad news.

The bad news: A concussion that left Young woozy and knocked him out of the game.

The latest bad news came from a report released by the Book Industry Study Group.

This theft can only be bad news for the preservation movement.

front-page news/article/story etc

A front-page story about the Owens letter also was published.

If even one of the cited companies faltered, even though it might later spring back, it became front-page news.

If she knew that each of these unhappy events would be international front-page news she would be even more upset.

It became the stuff of front-page news.

It must have made front-page news.

Soon, the desegregation of education became front-page news again and forced the Kennedy administration to respond with force.

The media besiege him, and his views are front-page news.

The war was no longer front-page news.

glad tidings/news

Air traffic confirmed the glad news that one was hanging down.

Dissension between the Peshawar politicians and the resistance commanders brings glad tidings to Kabul.

He was one of thousands who headed south as soon as they heard the glad tidings on Monday morning.

I come as the bearer of glad tidings.

Instead of announcing the glad news to all the nations, Christians became smug and indolent.

Mrs Baxter will spread the glad news.

The next day a large medal sale continues the glad tidings with only about 8% unsold.

Then I too broke into glad tidings and joy to the world with the crowds of believers around me.

hard news

Its editorial integrity ought to be unassailable, at least in its hard news sections.

Little hard news has come out of the world's biggest advertising group since it put the division on the block.

Or will the business plan pressures for the hard news sections be solely on the side of generating readership?

The hard news about this interview aired on Monday.

You said that you've become identified, almost trapped as a hard news or political photographer.

power-hungry/news-hungry etc

titbit of information/gossip/news etc

yesterday's news

By then the political scandal was already yesterday's news.

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

News is coming in about an oil spill in the South Atlantic.

Good news ! Ian passed his driving test!

Have you heard the news about Carole?

Have you heard the news ? Sara's going to have a baby.

He brought the news that their father was seriously ill.

I'm afraid I have some bad news for you.

I've got some news for you.

I just don't know how to break the news to Sherri. She'll be so disappointed.

Since the news broke, hundreds of people have called with messages of support.

Sit down and tell me all your news .

That's great news !

The paper was full of news about the peace negotiations.

There hasn't been any news of him since he left home.

They're going to appoint a new chairman - spread the news !

We deal mainly with local news .

Well, the bad news is that the train is delayed by an hour.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

Advertising made it possible for them to distribute news practically free of charge, with the profit coming from marketing.

Baxter gave Ed the bad news .

Clanahan gave us the worse news .

Invariably, it appears in any news story about a violent crime in a small town or city.

Specialist publications do not exist on articles and news that is exclusive of everything but one subject.

Spicer told him the news and asked him if he would like a local caddie to be booked.

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