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

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Recent Examples on the Web Later, violence erupted between law enforcement and about 3,000 far-right activists, the DPA newswire reported. Andrew Davis,, "Berlin Protests Against Virus Restrictions Continue on Sunday," 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, "'I love you': How a badly-coded computer virus caused billions in damage and exposed vulnerabilities which remain 20 years on," 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, "A Korean e-book startup is allowing coronavirus patients to read books for free," 10 Mar. 2020 On Wednesday Bloomberg News colleagues praised Mark Niquette, the main reporter assigned to cover the owner's campaign for the newswire. Brian Stelter, CNN, "Bloomberg News staffers breathe a sigh of relief after Mike Bloomberg drops out," 4 Mar. 2020 Since early 2018, the hackers have targeted at least 30 organizations, including Cypriot and Greek government email services and the Iraqi government’s national security advisor, the newswire reports. Robert Hackett, Fortune, "You might not ever notice hackers stealing your retirement savings," 29 Jan. 2020 Financial newswires, such as Dow Jones Newswires, Bloomberg and Reuters, also distribute data collected during lockups to financial institutions, including high-frequency trading firms. Eric Morath, WSJ, "U.S. to Change How It Releases Economic Data," 16 Jan. 2020 When Mills arrived at Windsor Castle, there was bad news: The cameraman could go in—along with a photographer and reporter from the Press Association, a U.K. newswire—but Mills would have to wait outside. K.j. Yossman, Marie Claire, "Inside the Cutthroat World of Royal Gossips," 5 Sep. 2019 The internet and newswires were awash with pictures and videos of citizens sitting on the ground being bludgeoned with batons and whipped by police officers. Evan Mawarire, Time, "Violence in Zimbabwe Is Escalating. But We Won't Stop Fighting for Our Freedoms," 23 Aug. 2019

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1972, in the meaning defined above

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“Newswire.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Sep. 2020.

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