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newsworthy

[nooz-wur-th ee, nyooz-]
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adjective
  1. of sufficient interest to the public or a special audience to warrant press attention or coverage.
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Origin of newsworthy

First recorded in 1930–35; news + -worthy
Related formsnews·wor·thi·ness, nounun·news·wor·thy, adjective
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newsworthy

adjective
  1. sufficiently interesting to be reported in a news bulletin
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Derived Formsnewsworthiness, noun
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Word Origin and History for newsworthy

adj.

1932, from news + worthy.

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