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 newscast (audio) , ˈnyüz-​ \ noun

Examples of newscast in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Social media users have been sharing a screenshot from a newscast announcing the Memphis Police Department will no longer be responding to various crimes, including car theft and property damage. Adrienne Dunn, USA TODAY, "Fact check: Memphis police have not stopped responding to car theft, property damage," 1 May 2021 Channel 58 already airs a newscast from 7 to 8 a.m. on WMLW, which is on Channel 49 over the air and Channel 7 on Spectrum cable. Chris Foran, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Milwaukee's WDJT-TV (Channel 58) is adding another hour of morning news on sister station WMLW," 15 Apr. 2021 The cold open was about a midday Minnesota newscast with two Black anchors (Kenan Thompson and Ego Nwodim) opposite a pair of White anchors (McKinnon and Alex Moffat), all discussing the Derek Chauvin trial. BostonGlobe.com, "Bowen Yang steals ‘SNL’ playing the iceberg that sank the Titanic," 11 Apr. 2021 The cold open was about a midday Minnesota newscast with two Black anchors (Kenan Thompson and Ego Nwodim) opposite a pair of White anchors (McKinnon and Alex Moffat), all discussing the Derek Chauvin trial. Washington Post, "Bowen Yang steals SNL playing the iceberg that sank the Titanic," 11 Apr. 2021 In the context of the Speed exhibition, its mock newscast is a reminder of what museums, too, leave out. New York Times, "Breonna Taylor Show Points Art Museums to a Faster Track," 11 Apr. 2021 In the past, a major newscast wasn’t subject to obtaining a permit, nor was a production for a nonprofit, no matter the size of the crew or amount of equipment required. Bryan Rogala, Outside Online, "Should Filmmakers Pay to Shoot on Public Lands?," 3 Apr. 2021 Carilla has been co-anchoring the 10 p.m. newscast on Fox 10 since 2019. Bill Goodykoontz, The Arizona Republic, "Meet the Fox 10 Phoenix co-anchor who is joining John Hook and replacing Kari Lake," 7 Apr. 2021 Jessob Reisbeck, who had left Channel 6 for an anchor-reporter job in Washington, D.C., in 2018, returned to Milwaukee in November as co-anchor of Channel 58's evening newscast. Chris Foran, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Anchor-reporter Nicole Koglin, who said 'goodbye to television news' in 2020, is coming back to Milwaukee TV at CBS 58," 4 Mar. 2021

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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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8 May 2021

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“Newscast.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/newscast. Accessed 13 May. 2021.

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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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