newshound


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newshound

A news journalist who is exceptionally aggressive, vigorous, or persistent in the pursuit of a story or its details. He's gotten a reputation as being a bit of a newshound at these conventions, so most politicians try avoid him altogether. Look, I've got enough issues on my plate without having some newshound like you barging in here harassing me to get a quote.

newshound

n. a newspaper reporter who pursues a story with the same diligence used by a bloodhound. Tell that newshound that I’ll sue her if she prints that!
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A veteran Arkansas newshound will receive recognition next month for 25 years of service.
Cohen's Library Stuff Revisited column ("Confessions of a Newshound") in the April 2009 edition of Information Today (there was a belated copy hanging out in our staff room).
The group's newshound is the plump and resourceful Ollie and Rachael, the news presenter, is graceful and quick-thinking.
It plans to make The Wall Street Journal Online its newshound and to reposition the print edition as a source of trends-based, interpretative reporting and analysis.
Another adventure featuring "Washington Post" investigative reporter Emerson Moore, Pierce the Veil draws its irrepressible newshound into a cat-and-mouse game of corporate intrigue.
IRISH-born newshound Dermot Murnaghan has landed another TV role - but not with Have I Got News For You.
But I prefer to view his book as a clear-eyed analysis by an unreconstructed newshound.
The consent he had then, as an adolescent, foretold the different kind he sought out later, as a randy newshound. In fact, he could count on far more openness to his prying maneuvers than anyone in his line today.
The dog was the Examiner Newshound - a lifesize mascot that toured schools."
THERE can't be too many dogs on Twitter - but Boro striker Kei Kamara's pooch is something of a social media newshound.
FOLLOWING in the hallowed paw-steps of Cheryl Cole, One Direction, Russell Brand and Naomi Campbell, 3am yesterday welcomed the biggest newshound of 'em all to guest edit: Pudsey.
Image: Reliable newshound. Best known for: John Craven's Newsround and Countryfile.
ON Off The Ball on Saturday with Tam Cowan, I had an aside with Kenny MacIntyre - standing in for Stuart Cosgrove - in which I asked Kenny if he was the son of the late, great BBC political newshound of the same name.
"On the grounds no-one can remember you, I'd say no," the newshound assured me.
Aisling a former newshound and now Xpose babe, says she loves interviewing celebrities for the popular showbiz programme, but says she spends a lot of time watching her weight as she hates looking at herself on the television.