newsworthiness

newsworthy

[nooz-wur-thee, nyooz-]
adjective
of sufficient interest to the public or a special audience to warrant press attention or coverage.

Origin:
1930–35; news + -worthy

newsworthiness, noun
unnewsworthy, adjective
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newsworthy (ˈnjuːzˌwɜːðɪ)
 
adj
sufficiently interesting to be reported in a news bulletin
 
'newsworthiness
 
n

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newsworthy
1932, from news + worthy.
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