news·​room | \ ˈnüz-ˌrüm How to pronounce newsroom (audio) , -ˌru̇m, ˈnyüz- \

Definition of newsroom

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

Examples of newsroom in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Dozens more Post journalists worked on it in the newsroom. Leonard Downie Jr., Washington Post, "Leonard Downie Jr. on leading coverage of the Gore vs. Bush recount — and much more — during his years running The Washington Post," 8 Sep. 2020 This Morning anchors Gayle King, Anthony Mason and Tony Dokoupil are back in the newsroom after spending months apart amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Robyn Merrett,, "CBS This Morning Anchors Reunite After 6 Months Apart Due to COVID-19: 'Back at the Table!'," 2 Sep. 2020 As a trailblazer in the newsroom, Carolyn Barta faced more than snarky words. Dallas News, "Dallas women, on 19th Amendment’s centennial, let’s not apologize for being ‘nasty’," 13 Aug. 2020 This collaboration is funded by USC and a grant from the Pulitzer Center’s Coronavirus News Collaboration Challenge, and will be led in the newsroom by Mitchell Landsberg, Steve Marble and Millie Quan and at USC by Alan Mittelstaedt. Los Angeles Times, "Los Angeles Times Kicks Off Summer Internship Program Virtually," 27 May 2020 Our newsroom's guiding principle is to do important, revelatory and unique journalism that catalyzes change., "Impact and the Free Press," 16 Aug. 2020 Arizona's list was compiled by an expert panel of women both inside and outside our newsroom who led in various ways across industries. USA Today, "Sandra Day O’Connor," 13 Aug. 2020 He was arrested hiding under a desk in the newsroom. Brian Witte, Star Tribune, "Psychiatrist can present findings in newspaper shooting case," 11 Aug. 2020 Over a hundred police raided Next Digital’s headquarters, cordoning off the area, searching desks in the newsroom and at times getting into heated exchanges with Next Digital staff. Zen Soo, USA TODAY, "Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai arrested, newsroom searched," 10 Aug. 2020

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First Known Use of newsroom

1862, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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11 Sep 2020

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“Newsroom.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Sep. 2020.

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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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