a news report of any length, usually presented in a straightforward style and without editorial comment.
- Also called story.
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How to use news story in a sentence
Over the past week, viewers of “Framing Britney Spears” have resurfaced old interviews and news stories — and some have demanded apologies.Britney Spears’s conservatorship is back in court — and back in the public eye | Ashley Fetters | February 11, 2021 | Washington Post
It’s more than revisiting a news story – it’s the saga of one Elizabeth Carmichael, who splashed into fame at the height of the 1970s oil crisis with her introduction of a fuel-efficient, radically redesigned automobile called the Dale.‘The Lady and the Dale’ explores transphobia in 1970s America | John Paul King | February 10, 2021 | Washington Blade
Yet as shocking as that was, Greene never emerged as a top national news story — until now.The media can’t ignore Marjorie Taylor Greene. Can they figure out how to cover her? | Elahe Izadi | February 5, 2021 | Washington Post
Lawmakers, in response to news stories from Politico and other news outlets, channeled outrage on Twitter.National Guard members allowed back at Capitol after they were banished to a parking garage | Alex Horton | January 22, 2021 | Washington Post
Google believed that showing only news story headlines, not brief excerpts from articles, would bring it into compliance with the new law.Google agrees to pay French news sites to send them traffic | Timothy B. Lee | January 21, 2021 | Ars Technica
This being a major national news story, it makes perfect sense that the president would weigh in.This Fox News Personality Has the Absolute Dumbest Things to Say About the Michael Brown Tragedy | Asawin Suebsaeng | August 13, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
It was very hard to see all my friends be dispatched to cover this breaking news story.Soledad O'Brien's Next Chapter: 'The War Comes Home,' Her CNN Departure, and the State of News | Marlow Stern | August 13, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
But as a running news story that the media paid attention to, for the last 25 or 30 years.
This reminds me of a news story I read during a summer in Canada in 1995.Is John Garland Guilty of Teaching While White at Alabama State? | John McWhorter | June 20, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Every day, it seems, brings another news story about a prominent anti-gay statement or legal effort.
Such an important beginning as that now would in all likelihood furnish the chief news story of the day.Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete | Albert Bigelow Paine
Instinctively his reporter's sixth sense had scented a good news story before the real point of the story had come out, even.The Escape of Mr. Trimm | Irvin S. Cobb
This particular news story seemed more frightening than most, but still it was taken more or less as shuddery entertainment.Operation Terror | William Fitzgerald Jenkins
From what he was going to escape he wasn't quite sure, but he felt that the details would be in the body of the news story.Death Makes A Mistake | P.F. Costello
Manufacturers yearned to have their products used in connection with the hottest news story in decades.Operation: Outer Space | William Fitzgerald Jenkins