Definition of news manager in US English:

news manager


  • 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.


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