city desk

a newspaper department responsible for editing local news.
Also, City desk. British. the department of a newspaper handling financial news.

1900–05, Americanism Unabridged
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city desk
1.  (Brit) the department of a newspaper office dealing with financial and commercial news
2.  (US), (Canadian) the department of a newspaper office dealing with local news

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He soon became a writer for the city desk and a year later for sports.
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