news agency


noun

a business organization that gathers news for transmittal to its subscribers.Compare press association.
a business that sells newspapers at retail.

QUIZZES

How Hip Is Your Lingo? Take Our Slang Quiz!
If you aren’t already skilled in slang, then this quiz can get you up to speed in no time!
Question 1 of 11
OK Boomer can be perceived as pejorative, but it is mostly considered to be _____

Origin of news agency

An Americanism dating back to 1870–75
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Example sentences from the Web for news agency

  • There were only four of us; two specials,—Wallis and myself,—a news-agency reporter, and a local man.

    The Wonder|J. D. Beresford

British Dictionary definitions for news agency

news agency

noun

an organization that collects news reports for newspapers, periodicals, etcAlso called: press agency
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012