serious news of widespread import, concerning politics, foreign affairs, or the like, as distinguished from routine news items, feature stories, or human-interest stories.
- hard-news, adjective
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How to use hard news in a sentence
CNN has the reputation for being the place to go for hard news, and it’s something we’re continuously chipping away at.MSNBC’s New President Rashida Jones: ‘I Was Constantly Underestimated’ | Lloyd Grove | June 7, 2021 | The Daily Beast
The hard news has started to sink in for some—but not so much for others.The Climate Real Estate Bubble: Is the U.S. on the Verge of Another Financial Crisis? | Graphics by Emily Barone | April 19, 2021 | Time
In other words, hard news is off limits for internet services of these categories that operate without a news license.New rule reins in China’s flourishing self-publishing space | Rita Liao | February 1, 2021 | TechCrunch
The result is a media effort drained of its ability to feed the beast with hard news stories.
The occation we knew not, except the junk went out or that they had hard news that gave them content.Diary of Richard Cocks Vol. I | Richard Cocks
"I am Elizabeth Bailey," said the girl quietly, as if she would break a piece of hard news gently.The Girl from Montana | Grace Livingston Hill