plural noun
news·​peo·​ple | \ ˈnüz-ˌpē-pəl How to pronounce newspeople (audio) , ˈnyüz- \

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Recent Examples on the Web The questions come from TV newspeople, who are professionally inclined to bring up topics expected to stir conflict. Jim Lardner, The New Yorker, "Something for the Democrats to Try at the Debates: a Little Togetherness," 12 Sep. 2019 As newspeople gathered information and checked in with their respective outlets, residents chatted, joked, played with pets and interacted with their children, seemingly unaware of the danger lurking nearby. Kim Fu, The Mercury News, "At least 9 held in mysterious federal law enforcement action after standoff in North Bay," 29 Aug. 2019

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1972, in the meaning defined above

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“Newspeople.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Sep. 2020.

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