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Breaking The News ( being the first to tell a news story ... )

"Breaking The News"

"Breaking the news" is telling the story for the first time.

Example: "It is the goal of every great reporter to break the news."

"News" is new information that people need to hear; you "break the news" when you tell the news story that people have not yet heard.

Example: "Walter Cronkite was a great reporter for many years. He was always breaking the news."

You are "breaking the news" when you are the first to tell a news story that people do not know.

Example: "When I told them that Chris had died, I did not know that I was breaking the news."

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