newsworthiness newsworthiness

Definition(s):

  • (n) the quality of being sufficiently interesting to be reported in news bulletins

Usage(s):

  1. Its newsworthiness is precisely what makes it such a dangerous and complicated beat for reporters.
  2. At CBS, there was some doubt as to the newsworthiness of the President's address.
  3. Of course many arguments ensued, in which we each tried to prove the newsworthiness of our choice.

News

  • See You Next Year: PRSA2013 International Conference

    NEW YORK, Oct. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- One of the major themes to come out of the PRSA 2013 International Conference is the evolution of news and its impact on PR today.  PR Newswire's Sarah Skerik, Vice President of Content Marketing, explored Newsworthiness: New Context &...
    on October 31, 2013     Source: PR Newswire

Quotes

  1. "I've seen people do press releases that had zero newsworthiness," Clay told the website. "Those are no good. You want to have something that people will care about and tell two friends."
    on Feb 18, 2009 By: Bruce Clay Source: Brafton

  2. "To call this only an issue of censorship is to oversimplify the weighing of values that is the day-to-day work of news judgment," Danner said. "Balancing newsworthiness vs. the offense an image or story might cause readers is part of an...
    on Feb 4, 2006 By: Mark Danner Source: San Francisco Chronicle

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