A newspaper is a scheduled publication containing news of current events, informative articles, diverse features, editorials, and advertising. It usually is printed on relatively inexpensive, low-grade paper such as newsprint. By 2007, there were 6,580 daily newspapers in the world selling 395 million copies a day. The worldwide recession of 2008, combined with the rapid growth of web-based alternatives, caused a serious decline in advertising and circulation, as many papers closed or sharply retrenched operations.
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... La Rotonde is the official French-language student newspaper at the University of Ottawa ... The newspaper publishes weekly throughout the fall and winter sessions on regular topics including news, arts and culture, sports, and travel ... has been created to manage the newspaper ...
... The Saint (UK newspaper), a student newspaper at the University of St ... Andrews, United Kingdom The Saint (newspaper), a student newspaper at St ...
More definitions of "newspaper":
- (noun): A newspaper as a physical object.
Example: "When it began to rain he covered his head with a newspaper"
- (noun): A business firm that publishes newspapers.
Synonyms: paper, newspaper publisher
- (noun): Cheap paper made from wood pulp and used for printing newspapers.
Example: "They used bales of newspaper every day"
Famous quotes containing the word newspaper:
“Any newspaper, from the first line to the last, is nothing but a web of horrors.... I cannot understand how an innocent hand can touch a newspaper without convulsing in disgust.”
—Charles Baudelaire (18211867)
“Sinclair Lewis is the perfect example of the false sense of time of the newspaper world.... [ellipsis in source] He was always dominated by an artificial time when he wrote Main Street.... He did not create actual human beings at any time. That is what makes it newspaper. Sinclair Lewis is the typical newspaperman and everything he says is newspaper. The difference between a thinker and a newspaperman is that a thinker enters right into things, a newspaperman is superficial.”
—Gertrude Stein (18741946)
“I trust it will not be giving away professional secrets to say that many readers would be surprised, perhaps shocked, at the questions which some newspaper editors will put to a defenseless woman under the guise of flattery.”
—Kate Chopin (18511904)