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 (no͞oz′wûr′thē, nyo͞oz′-)
adj. news·wor·thi·er, news·wor·thi·est
Of sufficient interest or importance to the public to warrant reporting in the media.

news′wor′thi·ness n.
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Noun1.newsworthiness - the quality of being sufficiently interesting to be reported in news bulletins; "the judge conceded the newsworthiness of the trial"; "he is no longer news in the fashion world"
interestingness, interest - the power of attracting or holding one's attention (because it is unusual or exciting etc.); "they said nothing of great interest"; "primary colors can add interest to a room"


nNeuigkeitswert m, → Interessantheit ffür die Medien
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The fact that the perpetrators in the attempted burglary were caught on video armed with dangerous-looking weapons only added to the newsworthiness of the story.
Using a combination of reader nominations and expert analysis the IFM awards work to ensure there is a fair process that is not influenced by reputation or newsworthiness.
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The existing newsworthiness doctrine, however, already seeks to mediate in the area of who will be protected and for which activities.
It was her work, her achievement, as a model that was the reason for her fame, her newsworthiness, and she could have no complaint about a photo of how she looked when she went out shopping.
By the typical measure of newsworthiness, it could mean that the siege of that city has ceased to become a major concern, a subject of intense public scrutiny.
In summary, MSCI inclusion provides a stepping stone in Beijing's drive to deregulate and liberalise its capital account, albeit one whose newsworthiness may be exaggerated.
Miss Page said the "authenticity, importance and newsworthiness of the allegation" had been boosted by the "false allegation" the News of the World had published the claims.
Miss Page said that the "authenticity, importance and newsworthiness of the allegation" had been boosted by the "false allegation" that the News of the World had previously published the claims.
Going missing from a council estate does nothing for your status as a victim or the newsworthiness of your case, as the disappearance of Patrick Warren and David Spencer demonstrates.
Newspersons elaborate, report, and define newsworthiness by choosing and organizing the news out of the disarray of occurrences taking place on any particular day.
In our judgment such a standard for newsworthiness [Comment F, later