Definition of newscast in English:

newscast

noun

North american
  • A radio or television broadcast of news reports.

    • ‘Nor have the broadcast networks' newscasts reported the demands of their corporate parents.’
    • ‘In these five cities, the hour-long newscast combines local broadcasting with prepackaged news.’
    • ‘In-depth reporting on a commercial newscast was recently attempted in Chicago, and it flopped.’
    • ‘Yet, almost all the newscasts and stories I've seen end with reporters trying to make that connection.’
    • ‘In passenger concourses above, TV newscasts reported on the terrorist railway bombings in Madrid the day before.’
    • ‘On its evening newscast, state television showed ambulances rushing to the scene as huge crowds of people gathered outside the main gate of the mine.’
    • ‘Many of my students do not share my reverence for watching the broadcast evening newscasts.’
    • ‘Aside reporting the incident on its main newscasts it sent radio and television crews to give it live coverage.’
    • ‘Moveable type may have changed our world, as did radio and television and 24-hour newscasts and talk shows.’
    • ‘Network news newscasts speak to somewhere between seven and 10 million homes each.’
    • ‘Well, with the dawn of computers and cable, some say the nightly newscasts are old news.’
    • ‘For newscasts, the ‘coming up next’ audio headline makes a viewer put down that clicker and pay attention.’
    • ‘Most newscasts only partially reported the story without playing the actual sound of his comments.’
    • ‘Local newscasts around the country reported that as many as 10 million Americans suffered from an unrecognized disease.’
    • ‘As a general rule, we don't hesitate to put exclusive stories in our partners' 11 p.m. newscasts.’
    • ‘We stack our shows and negotiate with other producers over what stories will work best in which newscasts.’
    • ‘They also have to think about how to differentiate their newscast from the competition, this is why communication is so important.’
    • ‘Television stations spend lots of money and plenty of time practicing newscasts on a new studio set before they use it on the air.’
    • ‘In most cases, the stories received significantly better treatment in the newspaper than in the television newscast.’
    • ‘Anybody I know relies on newspapers, radio newscasts, television newscasts to know what's going on in the world.’
    report, announcement, story, account
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Pronunciation:

newscast

/ˈn(y)o͞ozˌkast/