newsbreak

noun
news·break | \ˈnüz-ˌbrāk, ˈnyüz-\

Definition of newsbreak 

: a newsworthy event

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Since the election, every iota of news has somehow come to seem more urgent, with each newsbreak, tweet, press conference, and cable news countdown clock hurtling toward … WIRED, "The Great Tech Panic: Breaking News Addiction," 25 Aug. 2017

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First Known Use of newsbreak

1936, in the meaning defined above

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