- an agency that buys articles, stories, columns, photographs, comic strips, or other features and distributes them for simultaneous publication in a number of newspapers or periodicals.Compare boilerplate (def. 2a).
- a business organization owning and operating a number of newspapers; newspaper chain.
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With an early coup — the first cartoonist they signed was Garry Trudeau, then a student cartoonist for the Yale Daily News and later of “Doonesbury” fame — their operation grew into the world’s largest independent newspaper syndicate.
If the syndicate knew that it would be on the hook for lawsuits, Pearson reasoned, it would force him to cut controversial accusations and to issue retractions in response to legal threats.A top columnist who exposed corruption — and sometimes betrayed his principles|Matthew Pressman|July 9, 2021|Washington Post
The money went out quickly but was sometimes taken advantage of by larger companies that did not need it and criminal syndicates that escaped detection.With evictions set to begin next month, hundreds of millions in Washington-area rental aid remains unspent|Anu Narayanswamy, Jonathan O'Connell, Marissa Lang, Kyle Swenson|June 4, 2021|Washington Post
Nigerian founders-turned-investors are now running syndicate fundsThis round is also a big step for Future Africa.Nigeria’s Termii raises $1.4M seed led by Future Africa and Kepple Africa Ventures|Tage Kene-Okafor|March 19, 2021|TechCrunch
Yet behind the scenes, the FBI had been collecting fresh information about a suspected syndicate figure long tied to political corruption and violence in the 24th Ward.The Murder Chicago Didn’t Want to Solve|by Mick Dumke|February 25, 2021|ProPublica
Héctor's older brothers Arturo and Alfredo were men with the right temperament to preside over a multinational crime syndicate.Trading Dime Bags for Salvador Dali|Jason McGahan|October 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Seventeen months later, a recently awoken Kennex is obsessed with figuring out how The Syndicate planned the ambush.‘Almost Human’ Review: A Dystopian Future That We’ve Seen Before|Chancellor Agard|November 17, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Mahmoud Abbas and his Fatah syndicate still wielded the political power.Stop Blaming Israel And America For Fayyad’s Fall|Abraham Katsman|April 29, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Newsmax pays to syndicate their columns, and their stature lends the site credibility.The Right-Wing Money Model|Justin Green|January 7, 2013|DAILY BEAST
It's all done on behalf of a syndicate, in which "everybody has a share."David's Bookclub: Catch-22|David Frum|December 29, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Bidault was one of the syndicate that engineered the bankruptcy of Birotteau in 1819.Repertory Of The Comedie Humaine, Complete, A -- Z|Anatole Cerfberr and Jules Franois Christophe
Girra was a powerful figure in the metropolitan pin-ball game syndicate and had a piece of the number policy racket too.
He was on his way to pay the money to the heads of a syndicate in control of Chicago's gambling concession.
These men agreed to form with the Burbages a syndicate to finance the erection of a new playhouse.Shakespearean Playhouses|Joseph Quincy Adams
They talked of Crozier's land deal and syndicate as they walked slowly towards the house.You Never Know Your Luck, Complete|Gilbert Parker