Emoji dictionary 🗞️ Rolled-Up Newspaper emoji [ rohld uhp nooz-pey-per ih-moh-jee ] Published May 3, 2021 The Rolled-Up Newspaper emoji 🗞️ depicts a rolled and bound newspaper. It is commonly used to represent the news, breaking news stories, the media, journalism, and the killing of insects and spiders. Its usage heavily overlaps with the Newspaper emoji 📰. The Rolled-Up Newspaper emoji 🗞️ is also used to commemorate World Press Freedom Day, an annual holiday held by UNESCO on May 3 to remind the world’s governments to respect freedom of the press. Related words 📰 Newspaper emoji, infodemic Where does 🗞️ Rolled-Up Newspaper emoji come from? The Rolled-Up Newspaper emoji 🗞️ was approved under Unicode 7.0 in 2014. On most major platforms, the emoji depicts a newspaper with unreadable text that has been rolled up and bound prior to delivery. The Twitter version of the emoji has the newspaper slanted diagonally toward the right, but on all other major platforms the newspaper is slanted toward the left. The Apple, Google, and Facebook versions of the emoji depict the newspaper bound with a rubber band. The Apple and WhatsApp versions depict bound newspapers with titles identical to the ones depicted in their versions of the Newspaper emoji 📰. The Rolled-Up Newspaper emoji 🗞️ is used to refer to the media and breaking news stories. At the same time, the Rolled-Up Newspaper emoji 🗞️ is also frequently used to refer to fake news and misinformation that people may spread via social media. More generally, the Rolled-Up Newspaper emoji 🗞️ is used when people are sharing or discussing good or bad news with their friends or followers. The usage of the Rolled-Up Newspaper emoji 🗞️ largely overlaps with the Newspaper emoji 📰, and the two are often used together. A sense that is unique to the Rolled-Up Newspaper emoji 🗞️ is the use of the emoji to refer to killing insects, spiders, and other pests, as rolled newspapers and magazines are often used for this reason in the heat of the moment. Examples of 🗞️ Rolled-Up Newspaper emoji In today’s In-depth News Analysis, get a recap of the sports stories that made headlines in S. Korea this year 🗞️ 📺⚽🏀⚾ @KBSKorea24, December 28, 2017 Today I am thinking about all the hard, sad stories journalists often have to cover and wishing y'all would put some respect in your mouths when you talk about news folks. 🗞️ @CatCurtisMurphy, February 22, 2021 Who uses 🗞️ Rolled-Up Newspaper emoji? The Rolled-Up Newspaper emoji 🗞️ is often used to refer to journalism or the news media, especially when a major news story breaks. Happy to hear that @villagevoice is returning to print! Some rare good news for the media industry 🗞️ — Sophie Saint Thomas (@TheBowieCat) April 18, 2021 I’ll be honest, I don’t watch the news. The media shows 1 piece of good news for every 3 pieces of bad news. 🗞️ In my opinion, the news is poison. ☣️ — Jashan Mundi | I Teach Money 💵 (@ItsJashanMundi) April 15, 2021 The Rolled-Up Newspaper emoji 🗞️ is also used when people are sharing news with friends. Good news this morning 🗞️ My brother is gonna be playing college ball 🏀 — Kendall Smith (@kswish_007) August 28, 2019 Being the one to deliver the bad news 🗞️💥 — FLueNT (@FLueNT) February 23, 2021 The Rolled-Up Newspaper emoji 🗞️ is also used to refer to killing bugs and spiders. Dear spider that lives under my desk next to my left foot, I’ve been letting you live there over the past few weeks because I value the life of all creatures, and mainly because I’m too lazy to get the vacuum. You have now bit my pinky toe, prepare for war 🗞️ — Zach Hixson (@zachdHixson) August 5, 2018 Just Added bystander effect, CSI effect, Streisand effect, L + ratio, docufiction Note This is not meant to be a formal definition of 🗞️ Rolled-Up Newspaper emoji like most terms we define on Dictionary.com, but is rather an informal word summary that hopefully touches upon the key aspects of the meaning and usage of 🗞️ Rolled-Up Newspaper emoji that will help our users expand their word mastery.