What does breaking news mean?

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  1. breaking news(Noun)

    News that has either just happened or is currently happening. Breaking news articles may contain incomplete information, factual errors, or poor editing because of a rush to publication.


  1. Breaking news

    Breaking news, also known as a special report or news bulletin, is a current event that broadcasters feel warrants the interruption of scheduled programming and/or current news in order to report its details. Many times, breaking news is used after the news network has already reported on this story. When a story has not been reported on previously, the graphic and phrase Just In is sometimes used instead. Its use is often loosely assigned to the most significant story of the moment or a story that is being covered live. It could be a story that is simply of wide interest to viewers and has little impact otherwise.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of breaking news in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of breaking news in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Ted Cruz:

    My political team saw CNN's report breaking news and they forwarded that news to our volunteers, it was being covered on live television.

  2. Ted Cruz:

    The allegations of somehow fraud -- the last I checked, passing on news stories about breaking news that is true and accurate is, and should, be part of the democratic process. And all of the rest of it is just silly noise.

  3. Andrew Lack:

    We are building a network that has as its core value delivering breaking news better than anyone else. It is not about the anchor who happens to be delivering the news, brian will be such an important contribution to MSNBC's page-turn here.

  4. Colin Goddard:

    Seeing the breaking news of yet another campus shooting jolts me back to my own experience at Virginia Tech, america is the only developed country where, when someone asks if you heard about the campus shooting, you have to clarify which one.

  5. Tony Hicks:

    Turkey is a country with a dynamic breaking news agenda, top level sports and rich historical traditions. In Lefteris Pitarakis, AP has an experienced, creative and hard-working photographer with all the attributes needed to make his assignment there a massive success.

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