city-desk

city desk

noun
1.
a newspaper department responsible for editing local news.
2.
Also, City desk. British. the department of a newspaper handling financial news.

Origin:
1900–05, Americanism

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city desk
 
n
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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