Definition of newsworthy in US English:

newsworthy

adjective

  • Noteworthy as news; topical.

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

newsworthy

/ˈn(j)uzˌwərði//ˈn(y)o͞ozˌwərT͟Hē/