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

Definition of newscast

: a radio or television broadcast of news

Other Words from newscast

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

Examples of newscast in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web After more than eight years, the weekday and weekend editions of PBS’ signature evening newscast are finally getting together. Brian Steinberg, Variety, 31 Mar. 2022 Online, some claim a Russian producer's antiwar protest during a live evening newscast was just another propaganda stunt. Mckenzie Sadeghi, USA TODAY, 22 Mar. 2022 That dynamic was at play on Monday morning, when China’s state broadcaster CCTV released a package in its morning newscast highlighting Moscow’s erroneous claim that Washington had funded the development of biological weapons in Ukrainian labs. Simone Mccarthy, CNN, 10 Mar. 2022 DJ Akademiks tweeted video of a local newscast and said the scene of the shooting was flooded with fans and police. NBC News, 19 Nov. 2021 Khemlani says that O’Donnell will continue to based in Washington D.C., where the newscast has originated from since 2019. Alex Weprin, The Hollywood Reporter, 11 Apr. 2022 The hourlong evening newscast, beginning at 7 p.m. Eastern, will feature a rotating cast of anchors and originate from New York, Washington and Los Angeles. David Bauder, ajc, 24 Jan. 2022 As of February 26, the channels of all Ukrainian media groups named above are broadcasting in the format of a single newscast named the United News. Manori Ravindran, Variety, 26 Feb. 2022 Evenings were spent in front of three television sets, each showing a network newscast. Los Angeles Times, 5 Jan. 2022 See More

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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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20 May 2022

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“Newscast.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 May. 2022.

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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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