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news agency

n.
An organization that provides news coverage to subscribers, as to newspapers or periodicals. Also called press agency, press association.
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news agency

n
(Journalism & Publishing) an organization that collects news reports for newspapers, periodicals, etc. Also called: press agency
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news′ a′gency


n.
a business organization that gathers news for transmittal to newspapers, magazines, broadcasting stations, and other subscribers.
[1870–75, Amer.]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.news agency - an agency to collects news reports for newspapers and distributes it electronically
agency - a business that serves other businesses
syndicate - a news agency that sells features or articles or photographs etc. to newspapers for simultaneous publication
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Translations

news agency

nagenzia di stampa
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References in classic literature ?
But there was practically nothing more to tell people until late in the afternoon, when the authorities gave the press agencies the news in their possession.
! President of Saudi Press Agency Meets Vice-Presidents of Japanese Kyodo and JJ Press Agencies Tokyo, Rabi'II 25, 1435, Feb 25, 2014, SPA -- The President of Saudi Press Agency (SPA) Abdullah bin Fahd Al-Hussein met separately in Tokyo yesterday with Vice President of Japanese Kyodo News Agency Hashima Osaka and Vice President of Japanese JJ Press Agency Ashok Yama.