newsroom

noun
news·room | \ ˈnüz-ˌrüm , -ˌru̇m , ˈnyüz- \

Definition of newsroom 

1 : a place (such as an office) where news is prepared for publication or broadcast

2 : newsstand

Examples of newsroom in a Sentence

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Less than two weeks ago, a gunman burst into the newsroom of the Capital Gazette in Annapolis, Md., killing five journalists and injuring two others. Heidi De Marco, chicagotribune.com, "The other victims: first responders to horrific disasters often suffer in solitude," 13 July 2018 Social media showed photos of staff working on laptops from a pickup truck in a garage near the newsroom. Allison Klein, Washington Post, "Journalists from across the country line up to help the Capital Gazette after newsroom massacre," 10 July 2018 One of them, Kathleen Dean Moore, left KTOO's newsroom a voicemail. Author: Jacob Resneck, Anchorage Daily News, "Melted ice cream, dead dog, uneaten crab: Misery aboard the Alaska state ferry LeConte," 10 July 2018 Social media showed photos of staff working on laptops from a pickup truck in a garage near the newsroom. Allison Klein, The Seattle Times, "Journalists from across the country line up to help the Capital Gazette after newsroom massacre," 10 July 2018 The Ohio governor ordered flags lowered to half-staff to honor five people killed at the Capital Gazette newsroom in Annapolis. Jessie Balmert, Cincinnati.com, "2020 presidential race watch: Ohio Gov. John Kasich returns to N.H. to praise press," 9 July 2018 Image Newspapers around the country are offering support to the Baltimore Sun Media Group, the owner of the Capital Gazette chain of community newspapers based in Annapolis, Md., in the wake of a newsroom shooting that killed five employees. Jaclyn Peiser, New York Times, "A Moment of Silence and Reporting Help for The Capital Gazette," 5 July 2018 Ramos barged into The Capital newsroom on June 28, shattering the glass front door with a shotgun and then slaying five staffers. Josh Magness, miamiherald, "Woman stalked by Capital Gazette shooter: I just 'knew' it was him before police did," 2 July 2018 The Capital’s newsroom was where many young journalists cut their teeth. Brittany Britto, baltimoresun.com, "'They're irreplaceable': Former Capital Gazette journalists reminisce," 29 June 2018

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First Known Use of newsroom

1862, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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newsroom

noun

English Language Learners Definition of newsroom

: an office where the news is prepared for a newspaper or a television or radio program

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