press corps


: a group of news reporters who are located in a particular place or who follow a particular person
the White House press corps

Examples of press corps in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In the last two decades, the size of the Capitol press corps has shrunk — and at the Times bureau — by two-thirds. George Skelton, Los Angeles Times, 20 May 2024 Thanks to Jung Hoo Lee and the dedicated press corps relaying his daily goings on to his fans following closely from Korea, scrums of a dozen or more reporters asking questions in a foreign language have been a regular sight this season in the Giants’ clubhouse. Evan Webeck, The Mercury News, 16 Apr. 2024 The campaign also exposed the vacuum in our political press corps, which tried valiantly to prop up the Florida governor as a doughty maverick who shouldn’t be underestimated. Michael Hiltzik, Los Angeles Times, 22 Jan. 2024 In fact, Duranty abided by the rules of the Soviet propaganda machine so well that Stalin rewarded him with a coveted interview, something that Stalin rarely bestowed on members of the Moscow foreign press corps. John Hewko, The Mercury News, 20 Feb. 2024 There’s Holliday’s chase to make the team, the battle for the No. 5 starter spot and how many speeding tickets the Orioles’ press corps will get while driving up and down Florida’s Suncoast. Jacob Calvin Meyer, Baltimore Sun, 13 Feb. 2024 While the president has regularly engaged in gaggles with the White House press corps, such forums don’t naturally lend themselves to the type of aggressive questioning that might come in a sit-down interview. Oliver Darcy, CNN, 6 Feb. 2024 One is to examine its nuts and bolts and assess DeSantis’ ability at retail campaigning; that’s the method of the political press corps, which prefers horse-race coverage to writing about things as dull as policies. Michael Hiltzik, Los Angeles Times, 22 Jan. 2024 The political press corps gets very excited about the Des Moines Register poll. Byron York, Washington Examiner, 14 Jan. 2024

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“Press corps.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 15 Jun. 2024.

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