newsworthiness love


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  • n. The characteristic of being newsworthy.

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

  • n. the quality of being sufficiently interesting to be reported in news bulletins


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • Stories with a funny video clip -- that are so far removed from the concept of "newsworthiness" that they're not even on the same planet -- are run endlessly throughout the day.

    Chris Weigant: Friday Talking Points [152] -- A Palin-Free Month?

  • This increases the "newsworthiness" of the event, because of the surprise factor.

    Chris Weigant: Taking Things Off the Table

  • I kind of wonder about the timing and "newsworthiness" of a 15 second splice job leaked to FoxNews.

    Jeremiah Wright Steps Down From Obama Campaign

  • Regardless, Obama's efforts have increased the "newsworthiness" of the Republican talking points.

    The So-Called "Liberal" Media

  • For especially valuable treatments of this trend -- written long before the Court's recent reinvigoration of the "newsworthiness" doctrine -- see, e.g., Robert Post, THE CONSTITUTIONAL CONCEPT OF PUBLIC DISCOURSE: OUTRAGEOUS OPINION, DEMOCRATIC DELIBERATION, AND HUSTLER MAGAZINE v.


  • This embrace of "newsworthiness," and matters of public, as opposed to private, interest, as criteria on which First Amendment protection should turn, is consistent with a recent, prominent impulse in several threads of the Court's free speech jurisprudence, such as in Dun & Bradstreet and in Bartnicki v.


  • National Party, the SABC defended its actions saying the decision to give Mandela that coverage was based on the "newsworthiness" of the event.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • We are told these decisions are made according to a standard known as 'newsworthiness'.


  • The practice of responsible journalism includes a lot of techniques to minimize editorial bias, such as a published and fixed policy for determining "newsworthiness," boards and ombudsmen to oversee the application of that policy, textual analysis methods to reduce bias in writing, and so forth.

    Center for American Progress Action Fund

  • It would have taken a particular brand of documentary maker hellbent on avoiding "newsworthiness".

    The Guardian World News


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