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hard news

n.
News or investigative journalism that deals with serious topics and events.

hard′-news′, hard′news′ adj.
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Noun1.hard news - news that deals with serious topics or events
news - information reported in a newspaper or news magazine; "the news of my death was greatly exaggerated"
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Andrew Tyndall, who runs the newsletter, says that the percentage of time devoted to hard news by the networks, as compared to features, has decreased sharply in the last decade, by at least 7 or 8 percent.
Editor Terry Quinn, said: "It underpins the Record's reputation and tradition of investigative reporting and its commitment to hard news.
The people who do treat it as hard news and turn an uncompromising eye to programs and how they work are forced to confront the fact that very little works.
In addition to hard news analysis, the blog includes featurettes related to marketing innovations, auction action, car-buying deals of the day, etc.
Belo stations received awards in 11 of 15 categories including: overall excellence, hard news feature, sports reporting, spot news coverage, videography, news series, feature reporting, continuing coverage, writing and investigative reporting.
They have millions of devoted readers and watchers who rely on them as much for hard news as daily papers.
Grainne is interested in hard news which she is very good at.
But watch out if some hard news actually finds the Post
Lisa Favero of Seattle, Washington, commented, "It is about time to be able to get hard news when and where I want it.
for Hard News Feature: "Faces of Meth," about an anti- drug campaign that uses before and after mug shots to show the disfiguring and harmful effects of methamphetamine use.
I do consider myself a journalist, and I think I can handle pretty adeptly any hard news interview on a variety of topics.
The aim is to soften the landing for the audience as we take them from hard news into daytime - without alienating the core viewers.