Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. An aggressive or energetic journalist.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. An investigative reporter.

Etymologies

news hound (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Mr. Anderson is emblematic of what might be called the "Green Acres" variety of newshound, the kind who moves out from the city in this case, San Francisco only to find trouble in paradise.

    The Reporter Next Door

  • Prominent enough for Nixon, as Dixon, to be interviewed on TV by bitchy newshound Blanca Morales Carolina Bermudez!

    Exclusive: Agnes Nixon to Guest-Star on One Life to Live

  • Although an actor by training, Blythe is something of a newshound: her first play, 2003's Come Out Eli, was based on interviews she conducted on the streets of east London while police held gunman Eli Hall under siege.

    London Road: Murder, they sang

  • “Just imagine, your client goes from teen newshound to teen newsmaker.”

    Famous

  • What would the faux dr hussein and the other newshound sock-puppets do with their pathetic lives

    Think Progress » ThinkFast: February 16, 2010

  • While I'm shamelessly namedropping, I might as well let it be known that I also once met Kelly Woan, wife of Nottingham Forest legend Ian.5.28pm: Guardian newshound Jamie Jackson is back with more news on Bobby Zamora's non-move to QPR.

    Transfer window deadline day 2012 – as it happened

  • That's not a long line of Feltschers - that's three people, one of whom is named Vandercruyssen.5.34pm: Guardian newshound Jamie Jackson is mailing like a man possessed, and has exclusively revealed that QPR have agreed an "up top fee of £7m for Bobby Z with around £2m add-ons too."

    Transfer window deadline day 2012 – as it happened

  • Looming large in this latest round-up from our resident Buddhist world-news newshound, Danny Fisher:

    Shambhala SunSpace » Danny Fisher

  • "He is a complete newshound," says Bob Cohn, editorial director for Atlantic Digital, noting that Ambinder keeps a police scanner in his office.

    The journalist who revealed Ken Mehlman's secret

  • In breaking news HolyJuan, newshound that he is, has somehow managed to ferret out McCain's Short List for Vice President.

    Archive 2008-08-01

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