newscast

noun
news·​cast | \ ˈnüz-ˌkast How to pronounce newscast (audio) , ˈnyüz-\

Definition of newscast

: a radio or television broadcast of news

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Other Words from newscast

newscaster \ ˈnüz-​ˌka-​stər How to pronounce newscaster (audio) , ˈnyüz-​ \ noun

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The Nielsen company said that 5.24 million people watched her newscast each day on average last week. David Bauder, Twin Cities, "Slow ratings start for CBS’ Norah O’Donnell after first week," 23 July 2019 In Texas, as in Rhode Island, the effort was prompted by the release of a 911 call that was broadcast on a TV newscast. Lynn Arditi, BostonGlobe.com, "Going Quiet: Rhode Island among the states hiding 911 recordings from families, lawyers, and the general public," 16 July 2019 In Texas, as in Rhode Island, the effort was prompted by the release of a 911 call that was broadcast on a TV newscast. Lynn Arditi, ProPublica, "Going Quiet: More States Are Hiding 911 Recordings From Families, Lawyers and the General Public," 16 July 2019 Bound by a programing schedule and necessary commercial breaks, TV newscasts can only offer so much time to a particular story. Michael Mccann, SI.com, "How Will Roger Goodell Handle Tyreek Hill Situation as NFL Nears Decision?," 15 July 2019 Drawing takes place June 26 live locally on the FOX-8 morning newscast. cleveland.com, "North Ridgeville Corn Festival Parade will take place this year: Short Takes on Avon, Avon Lake and North Ridgeville," 13 June 2019 Despite the decline in influence and viewership, the three evening newscasts are still watched by 23 million viewers every night. Marisa Guthrie, The Hollywood Reporter, "Norah O'Donnell Takes on the Mission of the 'CBS Evening News'," 15 July 2019 Dismissed by many in television for its older audiences, the evening newscasts are still durable institutions. David Bauder, chicagotribune.com, "CBS News takes some chances with new anchor, Norah O’Donnell," 15 July 2019 The newscast will offer Apollo 11 reports through the week. Hal Boedeker, orlandosentinel.com, "Apollo 11: Local TV, national news explore stellar feat," 12 July 2019

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First Known Use of newscast

circa 1934, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for newscast

news + broadcast

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The first known use of newscast was circa 1934

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newscast

noun

English Language Learners Definition of newscast

chiefly US : a radio or television program that reports the news

newscast

noun
news·​cast | \ ˈnüz-ˌkast How to pronounce newscast (audio) , ˈnyüz-\

Kids Definition of newscast

: a radio or television broadcast of information on recent events

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