news·​wire | \ ˈnüz-ˌwī(-ə)r How to pronounce newswire (audio) , ˈnyüz- \

Definition of newswire

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Recent Examples on the Web The Associated Press is a newswire of record, structured as a nonprofit, supplying news alerts, analysis and other building blocks of news coverage to outlets around the world. Brian Stelter, CNN, 1 Sep. 2021 Wilder's ouster, and the newswire's lack of candor about its cause, has caused a rare uproar inside the storied news organization. Brian Stelter, CNN, 24 May 2021 By last week, everyone was hawking media subscriptions, from the owners of the SpongeBob SquarePants TV show ($5.99 a month) to the staid newswire Reuters ($35) to my friend Isaac who wanders aimlessly around New York ($7). New York Times, 18 Apr. 2021 Last week, financial newswire First Squawk reported the Securities and Exchange Commission was investigating Musk's dogecoin tweets, citing sources familiar with the matter. Billy Bambrough, Forbes, 4 Mar. 2021 According to South Korean newswire Yonhap, one of the deceased was a 63-year-old nursing home resident with cerebrovascular disease, who died after showing symptoms of blood poisoning and pneumonia. Siladitya Ray, Forbes, 3 Mar. 2021 Later, violence erupted between law enforcement and about 3,000 far-right activists, the DPA newswire reported. Andrew Davis,, 29 Aug. 2020 From Hong Kong, where the virus crippled the communications and ravaged file systems of investment banks, public relations firms and the Dow Jones newswire, the love bug spread westward as the May 4 workday started. James Griffiths, CNN, 1 May 2020 One of the platform’s biggest recent hits was an exclusive Korean language audiobook of Yuval Noah Harari’s Sapiens read by a popular Korean actor, according to Korean newswire Yonhap. Isabella Steger, Quartz, 10 Mar. 2020

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1972, in the meaning defined above

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“Newswire.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Sep. 2021.

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