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/nee'wis/, /n[y]oo'is/ or /n[y]ooz/ Network extensible Window System.

Many hackers insist on the two-syllable pronunciations above as a way of distinguishing NeWS from news (the netnews software).




(1) See Usenet and syndication format.

(2) (NeWS) (Network Extensible Windowing Support) A networked windowing system (similar to X Windows) from Sun that renders PostScript fonts on screen the way they print on a PostScript printer.
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Whether it is breaking news, long format news shows, sports, weather, or features I want to make my newscasts the best to be found.
The second step comprises describing each discourse unit of the newscast by using the here-named Newscast Discursive Metadata (NDM).
Live daily newscast from the conference featuring interviews with award winners and a review of conference activities.
Dropping an unedited video news release into a newscast without telling the viewers about the source of the story is inexcusable.
Zahn, former anchor of CNN's "American Morning," is returning to the primetime newscast June 2.
The Sault affiliate faded to black last fall when MCTV pulled the plug on local broadcasts opting instead to centralize newscasts on a regional basis from Sudbury.
Under the WavePhore Newscast model, customers may subscribe to more databases, which gives them unlimited access to all the documents, articles, or newsletters contained in the databases.
Newscasts that average 48 seconds a story aren't even trying to do the job, but can the "best" newscast really do that much better in 79 seconds?
The FEDLINK agreement allows all federal government agencies -- executive, legislative, judicial, military, civilian, and independent agencies -- to utilize the FEDLINK contract vehicle to subscribe to WavePhore's Newscast Today business intelligence service.
In recent years, the local newscast has replaced the network evening news and the newspaper alike as the average American's main source of news: A study by the Pew Research Center for the People and the Press in 1996 found that 65 percent of all adults said they regularly watched the local TV news; only 42 percent reported that they did the same with a network newscast.
These realities have led to a cardinal rule of television news: When two stories of equal news value compete for time in the newscast, go for the one with the pictures (or go for both, but the item without video gets only 15 seconds).
These changes reflect our priority to deliver on that tradition every day, every newscast.