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Commerce a person or firm that has regular business relations with another, esp one in a different part of the country or abroad



(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).

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Those conflicts showed that on-the-scene reporting can provide a thorough and revealing account of a military unit's daily experience.
Their on-the-scene reporting gave the lie to the rose-colored optimism of the Five O'Clock Follies.
It was Stonewall 25 that goosed In the Life to get out of the studio and into the streets, where the show found its true calling: on-the-scene reporting on the issues that matter to lesbian and gay audiences and that ought to matter to everyone else.