newshawk

newshawk

(ˈnjuːzˌhɔːk) or

newshound

n
(Journalism & Publishing) informal US and Canadian a newspaper reporter

news•hawk

(ˈnuzˌhɔk, ˈnyuz-)

n.
an aggressive newspaper reporter. Also called news′hound` (-ˌhaʊnd)
[1930–35, Amer.]
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Warne is a prototype of the male newspaper reporter in motion pictures, an image of the newshawk, part of a gallery of journalists created out of past stereotypes and presented as fresh and seemingly spontaneously by Capra, one of the most popular American directors in cinema history, and his writers, who were responsible for much of what Americans thought they knew about journalists in the 20th century.
Because a corps of the nation's nimblest newshawks were also on the train, Republican editors throughout the land were soon rubbing their hands over a dispatch which, on quick reading, seemed to convict the New Deal's cherished Resettlement Administration of photographic fakery and bad faith ("Fargo Fakery" 36).
It was handed out at breakfast each morning by volunteer newshawks.
They were the newshawks of yesteryear - men in their 60s, 70s and 80s, who are members of Portland's Ex-Newsboys Association.