News vs Nonnews - What's the difference?

news | nonnews |


As a noun news

is (latest) news.

As an adjective nonnews is

not of or pertaining to news.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

news

English

Noun

(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

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    nonnews

    English

    Adjective

    (-)
  • Not of or pertaining to news.
  • * 2001 , W Lance Bennett, Robert M Entman, Mediated politics: communication in the future of democracy?
  • ...one would be hard pressed to find any substantive topic covered in the news that has not also been the subject of ostensibly nonnews media.