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

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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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