news service

an agency that gathers news stories for its members or subscribers. Compare news agency ( def 1 ), press association, wire service.

1890–95, Americanism Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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Main Entry:  news service
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  an organization that gathers news stories and then distributes them to the media or subscribers; also called news agency, [press association], wire service
Example:  The Associated Press is the most popular news service.'s 21st Century Lexicon
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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.
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