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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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Actually, De Castro and his counterparts provide commentary regularly even in the news programs which taint the hard news with their editorialized views.
It gives undue coverage to the ruling personalities, such as the prime minister and the cabinet ministers, rather than the hard news and unbiased comments on political developments.
"We've had the hard news one baby hasn't made it, but we are very excited and hopeful for the remaining baby to arrive this summer."
Adam Hills, Alex Brooker and Josh Widdecombe, pictured, lurch from comedy to hard news to political comment to sporting coverage, depending on whatever has been happening during the week.
Therefore, this research was intended to analyze some of the relevant questions, results presented that the Hindu has given more coverage to hard news related to women whereas less coverage to soft news.
One of the things we're most proud of at CBS is how "This Morning" has brought hard news back in the morning, and in a very inviting way.
For some who want hard news, this isn't the service, but there are fewer of those types of stations across the country.
"Word of Mouth" producer Zach Nugent earned an award in the Feature Reporting category and health reporter Todd Bookman was the recipient of two awards, one in the Hard News category and one in Sports.
And, of course, Liverpool's own Shelagh Fogarty shows her ability to deal with both hard news and softer edge stories with real skill in her weekday lunchtime programme.
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The main contenders include Sun News, a channel featuring "hard news and straight talk" that has been suffering heavy losses; Vision Television, whose programming has, according to its critics, seemingly moved away from its original faithbased mandate; and Starlight, a proposed new channel asking Canadian subscribers to pay 43 cents per month for a channel dedicated completely to Canadian cinema.