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newsdesk

[nooz-desk, nyooz-] /ˈnuzˌdɛsk, ˈnyuz-/
noun
1.
the department of a newspaper, television, etc., that writes, edits, or releases news, especially late-breaking news or important bulletins.
Origin
1945-1950
1945-50; news + desk
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noun

the department of a publication or broadcasting organization which gathers and reports the news

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