The people who staffed these media companies shared some deep unexamined prejudices about what was news and what was not news.
Newt's campaign is the only one with a booth that is handing out paraphenalia and is staffed.
He learned that those who staffed the 17th floor were less than knowledgeable, often uneducated, often appeared incompetent.
Given the dire employment situation in the Detroit area, Moo Cluck Moo could easily have staffed up paying minimum wage.
It was staffed Tuesday by Libyan and State Department security officers.
To meet the difficulty Mena House Hotel was improvised as a hospital and staffed by regimental and field ambulance officers.
The heavier employments are staffed by a rougher class of women.
Kitchens are provided in each section and staffed by the prisoners themselves.
Madam, the Foreign Office is staffed by my relatives exclusively.
They ran a hospital in Calais staffed by themselves for nurses and with Belgian doctors and orderlies.
Old English stæf "walking stick, strong pole used for carrying, rod used as a weapon" (also, in plural, "letter, character, writing," cf. stæfcræft "grammar"), from Proto-Germanic *stabaz (cf. Old Saxon staf, Old Norse stafr, Old Frisian stef, Middle Low German and Middle Dutch staf, Old High German stab, German Stab, Gothic *stafs "element;" Middle Dutch stapel "pillar, foundation"), from PIE root *stebh- "post, stem, to support, place firmly on, fasten" (cf. Old Lithuanian stabas "idol," Lithuanian stebas "staff, pillar;" Old Church Slavonic stoboru "pillar;" Sanskrit stabhnati "supports;" Greek stephein "to tie around, encircle, wreathe," staphyle "grapevine, bunch of grapes;" Old English stapol "post, pillar").
Sense of "group of military officers that assists a commander" is attested from 1702, apparently from German, from the notion of the "baton" that is a badge of office or authority (a sense attested in English from 1530s). Meaning "group of employees (as at an office or hospital)" is first found 1837. Staff of life "bread" is from the Biblical phrase "to break the staff of bread" (Lev. xxvi:26), translating Hebrew matteh lekhem.
"to provide with a staff of assistants," 1859, from staff (n.). Related: Staffed; staffing.
A specific group of workers.
To provide with a staff of workers or assistants.
To serve on the staff of.