foreign correspondent

noun

Definition of foreign correspondent 

: a correspondent employed to send news or comment from a foreign country

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Beijing, meantime, regularly obstructs foreign correspondents in China and blocks websites of media who don’t toe the party line. Aruna Viswanatha, WSJ, "Justice Department Has Ordered Key Chinese State Media Firms to Register as Foreign Agents," 18 Sep. 2018 ABC News foreign correspondent James Longman tweeted that one of the rescuers told him the boys and their coach are weak but not in critical condition. Kristine Phillips, Washington Post, "A boys’ soccer team trapped in a flooded Thai cave has been found alive — nine days later," 2 July 2018 Special to McClatchy Newspapers’ Washington, D.C., bureau Andrew Malcolm is a veteran national and foreign correspondent covering politics since the 1960s. Andrew Malcolm, SFChronicle.com, "Will Trump stand up to Putin or fall for him?," 12 July 2018 An indelible meeting’ Shatz was 27 and working in Prague as a foreign correspondent for a Hungarian newspaper when a cryptic postcard arrived in his mail. Hannah Natanson, Washington Post, "They survived the Holocaust, and then he rescued her from communism. Sixty-five years later, they’ve reunited.," 9 July 2018 Aela Callan, a foreign correspondent on a fellowship from Stanford University, met with Elliot Schrage, vice president of global communications for Facebook, in November 2013 to discuss hate speech and fake user pages that were pervasive in Myanmar. Timothy Mclaughlin, WIRED, "How Facebook’s Rise Fueled Chaos and Confusion in Myanmar," 6 July 2018 Talk Media News chief foreign correspondent Luke Vargas with the latest from the Singapore -- Luke. Fox News, "How Will Markets Respond to North Korea Talks?," 12 June 2018 Special to McClatchy Newspapers’ Washington, D.C., bureau Andrew Malcolm is an author and veteran national and foreign correspondent covering politics since the 1960s. Andrew Malcolm, SFChronicle.com, "Is Donald Trump chief executive or executive producer?," 28 June 2018 Get foreign correspondents to design your first-aid kit. Jada Yuan, New York Times, "How Do You Pack for a Yearlong Trip?," 27 June 2018

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First Known Use of foreign correspondent

1801, in the meaning defined above

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