human interest

noun

: a quality that attracts attention because it involves the experiences of real people
a story that has human interest
a human-interest story

Examples of human interest in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Never miss a story — sign up for PEOPLE's free daily newsletter to stay up-to-date on the best of what PEOPLE has to offer, from celebrity news to compelling human interest stories. Esther Kang, Peoplemag, 15 May 2024 Taylor Swift Wore $2,400 Dress for Patrick Mahomes' Charity Gala in Las Vegas Never miss a story — sign up for PEOPLE's free daily newsletter to stay up-to-date on the best of what PEOPLE has to offer, from juicy celebrity news to compelling human interest stories. Michelle Lee, Peoplemag, 2 May 2024 Never miss a story — sign up for PEOPLE's free daily newsletter to stay up to date on the best of what PEOPLE has to offer, from juicy celebrity news to compelling human interest stories. Hedy Phillips, Peoplemag, 8 Apr. 2024 The Monday through Thursday shows focus on news and human interest stories, with Fridays devoted to sports. Staff Reports, BostonGlobe.com, 18 Aug. 2023

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“Human interest.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/human%20interest. Accessed 24 May. 2024.

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