Definition of news manager in English:

news manager

noun

  • 1Originally and chiefly US, a person in charge of the presentation or compilation of news, especially one employed by a newspaper, television station, etc., to manage its news room.

  • 2Originally US Politics, a person employed to manipulate the media to ensure favourable news coverage of his or her clients; a spin doctor.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Bay State Monthly.