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newsperson

[nooz-pur-suh n, nyooz-]
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noun
  1. a newsman or newswoman; reporter.
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Origin of newsperson

First recorded in 1970–75; news + -person

Usage note

See -person.
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Historical Examples

  • On the Main ramp there were between 40 and 50 newspeople standing abreast?

    Warren Commission (12 of 26): Hearings Vol. XII (of 15)

    The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy