cub reporter

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cub reporter

n
(Journalism & Publishing) a trainee reporter on a newspaper

cub′ report`er


n.
novice newspaper reporter.
[1895–1900]
References in classic literature ?
Humorous half-columns in the local papers, written in the customary silly way by unlicked cub reporters just out of grammar school, tickled the fancy of San Francisco for a fleeting moment in that the steamship Mariposa had rescued some sea-waifs possessed of a cock-and-bull story that not even the reporters believed.
It chanced that a cub reporter sat in the audience, detailed there on a day dull of news and impressed by the urgent need of journalism for sensation.
The cub reporter was an artist, and it was a large brush with which he laid on the local color - wild-eyed long-haired men, neurasthenia and degenerate types of men, voices shaken with passion, clenched fists raised on high, and all projected against a background of oaths, yells, and the throaty rumbling of angry men.
Durin this training period, cub reporters camp out at police stations, sleeping on makeshift beds inside police precinct pressrooms.
Among the cub reporters and pub regulars dying to hear Harry's reaction to the news, his old assistant Syd and the peculiar Mooney lurk with very different motives for their visit.
At least 250,000 journalists, ranging from cub reporters to senior-most editors, and everyone in between, are being tutored on China's stand on territorial disputes and anti-American policy.
CUB reporters at a Teesside school are learning all about the world of newspapers.
The cub reporters have been spending their lunch breaks working on news stories and the newspaper's design.
How far this reporting has come from the unprofessional cut-and-paste articles about Ron Paul during his presidential campaign by cub reporters given the assignment of covering candidates that news directors considered insignificant.
Oprah and I were cub reporters in Nashville nearly 40 years ago and we dated for a short time," the New York Daily News quoted him as saying.
These nine cub reporters were among an astonishing 11 million youngsters nationwide who took on a challenge to find out about the community they live in - and help improve it.
In my country (UK) the courts are where a lot of cub reporters get their experience, but I am sure there are many, many cases not making it to the GDN.