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newsworthy

[nooz-wur-th ee, nyooz-] /ˈnuzˌwɜr ði, ˈnyuz-/
adjective
1.
of sufficient interest to the public or a special audience to warrant press attention or coverage.
Origin of newsworthy
1930-1935
First recorded in 1930-35; news + -worthy
Related forms
newsworthiness, noun
unnewsworthy, adjective
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newsworthy

/ˈnjuːzˌwɜːðɪ/
adjective
1.
sufficiently interesting to be reported in a news bulletin
Derived Forms
newsworthiness, noun
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Word Origin and History for newsworthy
adj.

1932, from news + worthy.

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