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correspondent

Commerce a person or firm that has regular business relations with another, esp one in a different part of the country or abroad
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The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Correspondent

 

(1) Professional journalist who holds a staff position on a publication (a newspaper’s own correspon-dent), or who carries out special assignments of the editorial board (special correspondent), or who specializes in a given field of journalism (for example, a newspaper or magazine photographer).

(2) A contributor to a publication who does not hold a staff position but regularly does some work for one of the media of mass information or propaganda (worker or village correspon-dent, military correspondent, youth correspondent).

(3) The editorial board of a newspaper, radio station, or television station, contributing to another organ of mass information or propaganda (collective correspondent).

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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