One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A single broadcast or published report of news about a particular topic.‘a brief news item about a riot’
- ‘A local radio news item stated that the first stage in the development of the woodland on the property will go out to tender in a number of weeks.’
- ‘The more prominent news item has been the country's fall from grace, dropping to 3rd place from its cozy top standing.’
- ‘It was a big news item in the Edinburgh press that Scott had finally owned up.’
- ‘As the riots which followed showed, this was more than just a minor news item.’
- ‘The web feed is widely used within the news industry to alert news agencies and customers of timely relevant news items.’
- ‘Observations such as the one described in this news item are convincing.’
- ‘The news item made some of us here slightly nostalgic for the good old days.’
- ‘You must have had a serious depletion of news items to have made this your front page story.’
- ‘We've had a couple of news items in the past months about this new Japanese horror movie.’
- ‘This simple news item has been wilfully exploded into a stream of righteous wrath.’
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