News vs Essay - What's the difference?

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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.




(wikipedia news) (en-noun)
  • New information of interest.
  • Is there any news about the storm?
    That was not much news in the press release.
  • Reports of current events broadcast via media such as newspapers or television.
  • Did you listen to the news tonight?
    The news is that Mr. Jones died yesterday from cancer.
  • (computing, internet) posts published on newsgroups
  • Derived terms

    * bad news * good news * hard news * local news * national news * news agency * newsagent * news feature * newsflash * newsman * newspaper * newsreader * 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





    (wikipedia essay)


    (en noun)
  • A written composition of moderate length exploring a particular issue or subject.
  • *{{quote-magazine, date=2013-01
  • , author=Katie L. Burke , title=Ecological Dependency , volume=101, issue=1, page=64 , magazine= citation , 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.
  • An attempt.
  • * 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.

    Derived terms

    * photo essay


    (en verb)
  • (dated) To try.
  • * 1900 , , The House Behind the Cedars , Chapter II,
  • He retraced his steps to the front gate, which he essayed to open.
  • To move forth, as into battle.
  • Anagrams