non-news

noun
\ ˌnän-ˈn(y)üz How to pronounce non-news (audio) \

Definition of non-news

: communication, information, or entertainment that is not news or not newsworthy … the airwaves will be jammed with news and non-news of the most hair-raising presidential derby on record.— Jennifer Harper often used before another nounnon-news programsa non-news event

First Known Use of non-news

1902, in the meaning defined above

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“Non-news.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/non-news. Accessed 23 Nov. 2020.

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