Definition of newsworthy in English:



  • Noteworthy as news; topical.

    ‘a newsworthy event’
    • ‘This is partly prejudice; but mostly, it's just that good news is considered less newsworthy.’
    • ‘This is also true when they withhold, altogether, stories they know to be newsworthy and of public interest.’
    • ‘Still, there was nothing newsworthy in the event in itself until right at the end.’
    • ‘Why has the BBC seen fit to excise this small but noteworthy and newsworthy detail from their version of the news?’
    • ‘Infinitely less important and less newsworthy stories were run instead.’
    • ‘A journal editor, for example, has an interest in publishing controversial or newsworthy articles that will be quoted.’
    • ‘Navy News picked it up from Army Newspaper and deemed it newsworthy.’
    • ‘Well, because a newsworthy event without him in the news makes a politician shudder.’
    • ‘On the surface it promotes the idea that the New York Times will cover all newsworthy events.’
    • ‘It was interesting but not newsworthy, or not at that point, anyway.’
    • ‘The event was deemed newsworthy, with this report appearing in the Taranaki Herald two days later.’
    • ‘I'm not sure there's going to be anything else that is going to be newsworthy to call a press conference.’
    • ‘So it was indeed seen as quite newsworthy by reputable journalists and heads of state.’
    • ‘However, in terms of the quality of speech, what counts as newsworthy is an important discussion.’
    • ‘Relationships are only newsworthy and notable if there's a lot of money involved.’
    • ‘Of course, it would be much more newsworthy if the headline were Dog Clones Man.’
    • ‘If he had said anything newsworthy or interesting, we would have covered it.’
    • ‘Observers noted that what made the event newsworthy was not that the Fed made an error.’
    • ‘Reporters who witnessed the incidents evidently did not regard the events as newsworthy.’
    • ‘News is always more newsworthy if it could affect me, or you, or someone we know, or someone that they know.’
    interesting, topical, notable, noteworthy, important, significant, momentous, historic, remarkable, sensational
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