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

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Several newsrooms have had to downsize, restructure and, in some cases, sell or shut down altogether. Shirin Ghaffary, Recode, "As digital media companies brace for change, unions try to cushion the blow," 26 Dec. 2018 Several of the newsrooms work with an organization called NewsMatch, which helps raise money for nonprofit journalism partnerships ranging from El Paso, Texas, to Flint, Michigan. Linley Sanders, Teen Vogue, "Nonprofit News Outlets Give Local Communities Control of Media Narratives," 7 Dec. 2018 Rob Hiaasen, a Capital Gazette editor and brother of the author Carl Hiaasen, was identified Thursday night as one of the five people who died in the newsroom shooting in Annapolis, Md., as friends and colleagues paid tribute to the journalist. Fox News, "Rob Hiaasen, Capital Gazette editor and brother of author Carl Hiaasen, among 5 newsroom shooting victims," 2 Oct. 2018 Irais’s passion for local journalism is mirrored by a broad world of nonprofit newsrooms, each of which strives to provide relevant, investigative news from within their communities. Linley Sanders, Teen Vogue, "Nonprofit News Outlets Give Local Communities Control of Media Narratives," 7 Dec. 2018 Recode will join the Vox newsroom, and the two journalism teams will work together toward the launch of a number of new editorial products and continuing its popular podcasts, newsletters, videos, television and signature live events. Recode Staff, Recode, "Recode Daily: Kara Swisher interviews Elon Musk," 2 Nov. 2018 Yoshino, who grew up in Modesto, attracted attention in January, when she was suspended by a previous editor, a move that prompted an outcry from the newsroom, which quickly mobilized in support of her. Meg James,, "Los Angeles Times installs new leadership team that includes Scott Kraft, Kris Viesselman and Kimi Yoshino," 10 July 2018 Small space There were 11 people in the Capital Gazette newsroom, which occupies the southeast corner of the first floor of 888 E. Bestgate Road., "How the Capital Gazette attack happened," 1 July 2018 It’s hard to appreciate when something like that happens in a newsroom, having to cower under their desks in that awful scenario. Michael Levenson,, "Fears of violence unsettle newsrooms," 29 June 2018

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First Known Use of newsroom

1862, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of newsroom was in 1862

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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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