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Words in the News
Headlines – titular, cabecera
Deadline – fecha límite, fecha tope
Foreign correspondent – corresponsal extranjero, corresponsal en el extranjero
To cover a story – to report on an event or development
To hit – affect – Elderly hit as temperatures drop
To axe – cut, cancel (axe = hacha) – More jobs have been axed at the Toyota
To back – respaldar – support, agree with. Will you back me if I ask for a pay
Boost (verb and noun) – increase – Huge boost in the economy
Breakthrough (verb and noun) – success – Breakthrough in fight against cancer
Clash (verb and noun) – disagree, fight – Famous author clashes with her
To snub – avoid, fail to meet – Spanish Prime Minister snubs president
Vow / pledge – strong promise – Home Secretary vows to reduce prostitution
Valencia City Council pledges better transport service
How do you stay informed? Where do you get your news from?
How much do you trust news outlets?
Should news be entertaining or informative?
What do you think about how the news is reported in your country?
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