Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. One who, or that which, disseminates.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who, or that which, disseminates, spreads, or propagates.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who or that which disseminates or spreads by propagation.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. someone who spreads the news

Etymologies

disseminate +‎ -or (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The radio was a powerful disseminator of propaganda, while lightweight and inexpensive 35mm cameras enabled the regime to document its crimes so thoroughly.

    Why Did Germans Embrace Him?

  • Arch-priest and disseminator of the small press message/movement, Len Fulton, will tell you: “The raw heft alone of the published work of Hugh Fox is staggering …. the range of his intellectual inquiry is truly Renaissance: archaeology, anthropology, sociology, literary criticism and reviewing, novels, poetry, plays — there is hardly a genre left ‘unfoxed!’”

    hugh fox | icehouse & thirteen keys to talmud « poetry dispatch & other notes from the underground

  • As a disseminator of the news, the paper shall observe the decencies that are obligatory upon a private gentleman.

    Wonk Room » George Will’s Lies Live On

  • Mainstream media: killing the past p2pnet news view Freedom | P2P: - Because everyone with an online account has the potential to become his or her own news and information procurer and disseminator, “the corporate press corpse is panicking, trying to figure out a way to stay relevant,” I said in a post on Saturday.

    Mainstream media: killing the past

  • The DJ lineup is pretty impressive too: right now, they don't come much hotter than Bristol future house upstart Julio Bashmore and renowned disseminator of bass-heavy R&B mash-ups Hudson Mohawke.

    Clubs picks of the week

  • This is no different for his lone editor or disseminator or government than it is for any of us in this room.

    Yale Political Union: YPU debates "Resolved: Wikileaks should not have published classified documents"

  • Now everyone with an online account has the potential to become his or her own news and information procurer and disseminator, the corporate press corpse is panicking, trying to figure out a way to stay relevant.

    Thomas Crampton’s archive disaster

  • Sturges Owen, disseminator of light and apostle to the Lord, stepped to the edge of the steep and commanded his men to bring up the camp outfit.

    THE GOD OF HIS FATHERS

  • MUMBAI -- The Bombay Bullion Association is planning to launch an exchange-traded fund in gold, as India's main bullion trade body seeks to diversify from its role of a data disseminator.

    Bombay Bullion Association Plans Gold ETF

  • Andrew Sullivan, blogger, would become disseminator-in-chief of the theory that Mrs. Palin could not have been the mother of her youngest child Trig, and was therefore the grandmother.

    What Sarah Palin Doesn't Know

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