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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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This practice should continue as it will usher in a new era of cooperation among news organizations,' Seyed Bahador Hosseini, Bureau Chief, Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA) of Iran said.
Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA), Head of English Department Mohammad Mazen Ayon also stressed connectivity and exchanging media persons' visits and signing agreements among the news agencies.
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