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news service

an agency that gathers news stories for its members or subscribers.
Origin of news service
1890-95, Americanism Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for news service
  • The rumor is so persistent that the national news service has to go to great lengths to deny it two days later.
  • Belo has said it would operate the station as an independent with a full local news service.
Contemporary definitions for news service

an organization that gathers news stories and then distributes them to the media or subscribers; also called news agency , [press association], wire service


The Associated Press is the most popular news service.'s 21st Century Lexicon
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