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newsroom

or news room

[nooz-room, -roo m, nyooz-] /ˈnuzˌrum, -ˌrʊm, ˈnyuz-/
noun
1.
a room in the offices of a newspaper, news service, or broadcasting organization in which the news is processed.
Origin of newsroom
1810-1820
First recorded in 1810-20
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Examples from the Web for newsroom
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  • The newsroom posted this cartoon each Sunday and It was the highlight of the day.

  • The girls ran through the newsroom to the hall, and down the stairway.

    The Secret Pact Mildred A. Wirt
  • At the end of the newsroom, where the exit should have been, rose a towering barrier of flames.

    The Secret Pact Mildred A. Wirt
  • They walked through the newsroom, down the stairway to the street.

    Clue of the Silken Ladder Mildred A. Wirt
  • By the time she had climbed the stairs to the newsroom, she was almost breathless.

    Signal in the Dark Mildred A. Wirt
British Dictionary definitions for newsroom

newsroom

/ˈnjuːzˌruːm; -ˌrʊm/
noun
1.
a room in a newspaper office or television or radio station, where news is received and prepared for publication or broadcasting
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