news·wor·thy | \ ˈnüz-ˌwər-t͟hē , ˈnyüz- \

Definition of newsworthy 

: interesting enough to the general public to warrant reporting

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newsworthiness \ˈnüz-ˌwər-t͟hē-nəs, ˈnyüz- \ noun

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Although a relatively lean 4,600 pounds, the FWD Enclave’s EPA mileage ratings ain’t exactly newsworthy at 18 city and 26 highway. Al Haas,, "Redesigned after 10 years, new Buick Enclave is worth the wait," 28 June 2018 Duncan acquired his first camera at 18 — a 39-cent gift from his sister — and was said to have taken his first newsworthy photo while studying at the University of Arizona in Tucson. Washington Post,, "Famed photojournalist David Douglas Duncan dies at 102," 8 June 2018 What's perhaps most notable is what Brody isn't saying: That Russia and Stormy Daniels aren't newsworthy. Aaron Blake, Washington Post, "The systemic problem with pro-Trump media, in one quote," 14 May 2018 When was the last time the Suns were newsworthy outside the Valley? Scott Bordow, azcentral, "Deandre Ayton ready for spotlight as he makes Suns debut Friday in Las Vegas Summer League," 4 July 2018 After a pair of successful and newsworthy shows in Florida in November, Ring of Honor returns for two big shows in April, including its debut in West Palm Beach. Jim Varsallone, miamiherald, "Interview with this Ring of Honor Six-Man Tag Champ as ROH is returning to Florida | Miami Herald," 26 Apr. 2018 The 2018 FIFA World Cup opening ceremony was a newsworthy event produced by a third party and carried live on Fox. Maria Pasquini,, "Robbie Williams Flashes a Middle Finger at a Camera During World Cup Opening Performance," 15 June 2018 By the way, the price that Ted is charging for his services is newsworthy. Jim Stingl, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Stingl: Ordained Milwaukee TV news anchor agrees to marry a local couple," 28 June 2018 The successful campaign of information warfare that’s been waged since the late 1990s, in large part by prominent conservative media organizations, has warped both the definition of news and shifted the boundaries of what people consider newsworthy. Bijan Stephen, The Verge, "The gospel of Elon Musk, according to his flock," 26 June 2018

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1890, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of newsworthy was in 1890

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English Language Learners Definition of newsworthy

: interesting or important enough to report as news

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