Meaning of news brief in English:

news brief

Pronunciation /ˈnjuːz briːf/


mainly US
  • A short news broadcast, especially on television; a newsflash.

    ‘Fighting antibiotic resistance may take a little creativity, according to a news brief in American Medical News.’
    • ‘What follows is a suggested re-write of an Amnesty International news release about violence against women, refocusing it as a news brief about violence committed by men.’
    • ‘One article was a news brief displaying one exterior image and one interior view of the top floor conference room - the only comfortably proportioned space.’
    • ‘Did any of you catch the recent news brief linking milk consumption to cancer?’
    • ‘The cause of death had not yet been established when the news brief was written.’
    • ‘In truth, he had swiped the statistic from a news brief in USA Today, and even then had inflated it from 30 per cent in order to entice the premier.’
    • ‘The Times ran only a three-paragraph news brief on the incident.’
    • ‘A July 15 news brief in the Denver Post reported the number of bidders for Qwest's directory service, QwestDex, is down to two groups.’
    • ‘Editors can debate the value of news briefs, but the prevalence of shorter articles cannot be missed.’
    • ‘Egyptian national television, long dominated by the monotonous recitation of news briefs and a parade of sleepy soap operas, faces a challenge in attracting the youth, who have turned to the satellite channel al-Jazeera, based in Qatar.’