News vs Essay - What's the difference?
As nouns the difference between news and essay
is that news
is (latest) news while essay
is essay, usually on scientific, cultural or sociological subjects for publication in a newspaper or magazine.
New information of interest.
- Is there any news about the storm?
Reports of current events broadcast via media such as newspapers or television.
- That was not much news in the press release.
- Did you listen to the news tonight?
(computing, internet) posts published on newsgroups
- The news is that Mr. Jones died yesterday from cancer.
* bad news
* good news
* hard news
* local news
* national news
* news agency
* news feature
* news report
* news reporter
* news station
* news stream
* no news is good news
* slow news day
* soft news
* that's news to me
* world news
* breaking news
* news feed
A written composition of moderate length exploring a particular issue or subject.
, author=Katie L. Burke
, title=Ecological Dependency
, volume=101, issue=1, page=64
, passage=In his first book since the 2008 essay
collection Natural Acts: A Sidelong View of Science and Nature
, David Quammen looks at the natural world from yet another angle: the search for the next human pandemic, what epidemiologists call “the next big one.”}}
(obsolete) A test, experiment; an assay.
* 1988 , James McPherson, Battle Cry of Freedom , Oxford 2003, p. 455:
- This was Lee's first essay in the kind of offensive-defensive strategy that was to become his hallmark.
* photo essay
(dated) To try.
* 1900 , , The House Behind the Cedars , Chapter II,
To move forth, as into battle.
- He retraced his steps to the front gate, which he essayed to open.