foreign correspondent


Definition of foreign correspondent

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

Examples of foreign correspondent in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web As a foreign correspondent, Andrea saw revolutions give birth to new democracies. National Geographic, "Episode 2: Documenting Democracy," 3 Nov. 2020 In my long experience as a foreign correspondent I was often struck by how the U.S. judiciary, and America’s system of checks and balances, are viewed as a gold standard of constitutional democracy. Ned Temko, The Christian Science Monitor, "Why Supreme Court battle could tarnish global luster of US judiciary," 22 Sep. 2020 For the September issue of National Geographic magazine, Victoria Pope revisits the Polish city—where she had been briefly detained in 1982 while covering the movement as a foreign correspondent—and finds its rebellious spirit is alive and well. National Geographic, "The importance of Kamala Harris," 17 Aug. 2020 How can anyone accurately describe what is happening in Portsmouth, Virginia, for example, without lapsing into the language of the foreign correspondent? Alex Pareene, The New Republic, "The Police Are Pretty Sure They’re Going to Get Away With It," 28 Aug. 2020 Victoria Pope was a foreign correspondent in Warsaw, Bonn, and Moscow, and an editor at this magazine. National Geographic, "40 years after Solidarity, Gdańsk's rebellious spirit still inspires Poland," 11 Aug. 2020 Katy Tur, who hosts MSNBC Live from 2 to p.m. to 4 p.m., will only keep the first hour of her show while NBC News foreign correspondent Ayman Mohyeldin will take over the 3 p.m. hour. Mike Brest, Washington Examiner, "MSNBC announces sweeping changes to daytime schedule," 3 Aug. 2020 As a foreign correspondent for The Dallas Morning News for more than a decade, Mr. Katz reported from more than 60 countries. Penelope Green,, "Gregory Katz, reporter at home in war of fashion," 3 July 2020 Former New York Times foreign correspondent Anthony DePalma tells the vivid story of communism through the eyes of several generations of Cubans. Monitor Reviewers, The Christian Science Monitor, "The 10 best books of June bring hope and insight," 22 June 2020

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First Known Use of foreign correspondent

1801, in the meaning defined above

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“Foreign correspondent.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Dec. 2020.

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