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to announce

to announce

/əˈnaʊns/
verb
to make plans or decisions known by officially telling people about them
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Our uncle John is dead,' he announced.

That's from when they first announced that they were completely getting rid of it.

And there are YouTubers who have announced it that are still doing it today.

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to appear

to appear

/əˈpɪɹ/
verb
to become visible and noticeable
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Mechanical clocks first appeared in China about 800 years ago.

As the earth turns each day, the sun appears to move across the sky.

Autism is a neurological disorder that usually appears before a child's third birthday.

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to broadcast

to broadcast

/ˈbɹɔdˌkæst/
verb
to use airwaves to send out TV or radio programs
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[Narrator] The company broadcasts live on Facebook.

They broadcast an IPO matches on India's Sony Macs TV channel.

Oysters reproduce by broadcasting their gametes into the ocean.

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to contribute

to contribute

/kənˈtɹɪbjut/
verb
to give something, especially money or goods, in order to achieve a goal or help a cause
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Spills from a single oil tanker can contribute 200,000 tons of oil to the already polluted oceans.

And it contributes at least $8 million a year to Turkey's economy, according to ERA Environmental Technologies.

Yeah, that has contributed.

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editorial

editorial

/ˌɛdəˈtɔɹiəɫ/
adjective
related to an article on a newspaper or magazine that gives the opinions of the editors
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And it’s not just any calendar, it’s our editorial director Meredith’s vintage cats calendar.

The paper was published with an editorial caveat that a team would be sent to Benveniste’s lab for follow-up.

And I pitched it to the editorial board of The New York Times.

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journalism

journalism

/ˈdʒɝnəˌɫɪzəm/
noun
the product that is the result of a journalist's work
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I took a couple of classes at Oklahoma State University, actually, journalism classes.

It takes a lot of investigative journalism.

There's a well respected nonprofit school for journalism, it's called the Poynter Institute.

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news agency

news agency

/nˈuːz ˈeɪdʒənsi/
noun
an organization that gathers news stories for newspapers and TV or radio stations
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And it was used by news agencies in order to capture the frontlines during World War I.

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panel

panel

/ˈpænəɫ/
noun
a group of people with special skills or knowledge who have been brought together to discuss, give advice, or make a decision about an issue
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The ME and CSIs will be part of a panel of technical experts in the investigation.

The captions would not be available to me until we were actually on the panel.

I'll be on an accessibility panel.

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piece

piece

/ˈpis/
noun
a single composition or creation created by an artist, author or musician
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They carefully label each piece of evidence as they collect it.

A long piece of wood was marked into hours.

A shoe factory, for example, once needed many workers to cut leather and sew the pieces together.

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to present

to present

/ˈpɹɛzənt/, /pɝˈzɛnt/, /pɹiˈzɛnt/
verb
(of a producer or company) to offer a show or exhibition to the general public
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I don't like the fact that people feel like they need to present proof.

and they wanted me to present for ten minutes.

They asked me if I wanted to come to DC [Gallaudet] and present there.

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rating

rating

/ˈɹeɪtɪŋ/
noun
a measurement of how good, popular or important etc. someone or something is
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His approval rating rose to 77% in April of 2020.

Offensive rating is how many points a team scores per 100 possessions.

Defensive rating is how many points a team's opponent scores per 100 possessions.

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to sponsor

to sponsor

/ˈspɑnsɝ/
verb
to cover the costs of a project, TV or radio program, activity, etc. and being advertized in the process
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So thank you, Vush, for sponsoring this video.

This video is not sponsored by them by any means.

Not sponsored, just an affiliate link.

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to censor

to censor

/ˈsɛnsɝ/
verb
to remove parts of something such as a book, movie, etc. and prevent the public from accessing them for political, moral, or religious purposes
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Then, it was quickly censored by the government.

Human rights groups have criticized Facebook's move to censor anti-government posts in Vietnam.

But this is where things get murky, because people feel like they're being censored.

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circulation

circulation

/ˈsɝkjəˌɫeɪʃən/
noun
the number of copies of a newspaper or magazine sold at regular intervals
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Circulation grew quickly, partly because of the magazine's lack of competition.

The amount of money in circulation continues to grow.

Merchants from all over the continent met to trade their goods, but there was one problem: too many currencies in circulation.

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columnist

columnist

/ˈkɑɫəmnəst/
noun
a journalist who regularly writes articles on a particular subject for a newspaper or magazine
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Today, there's more news reporters and columnists walking around except for the open and the close .

"I'm an opinion columnist at The New York Times and I write about technology."

He moved to the U.S. last year and has been working as a columnist for The Washington Post.

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commentary

commentary

/ˈkɑmənˌtɛɹi/
noun
a set of written explanations or descriptions about an event or a situation
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One of the main cons is the spam and the trolling, the back commentary.

I think it was just telling people to stop trolling with jokes and commentary in videos.

Don't add jokes, don't add trolling commentary.

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endorsement

endorsement

/ɛnˈdɔɹsmənt/
noun
a statement, especially by someone famous, as a form of advertisement claiming they are approved of a product
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The partnership is one of the longest celebrity endorsements in American advertising history, lasting 29 years.

They've also landed endorsement deals and partnerships with brands like Coca-Cola, Hyundai, and Puma.

The bulk of his income is from endorsement deals.

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network

network

/ˈnɛtˌwɝk/
noun
a group of TV or radio stations broadcasting the same program at the same time in different places
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They shouldn't be using community contributions for this particular channel because it's a network anyways.

And one of them is now officially dropped from YouTube networks and partnerships.

When ONE Championship became a billion-dollar sports media company, US networks wanted what Sityodtong had made.

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readership

readership

/ˈɹidɝˌʃɪp/
noun
the number of people who read a particular magazine, newspaper, or book on a regular basis
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Back home in the United States, her readership was kept updated via telegraph.

And our readership at the Times is primarily the US.

This is a fundamentally creative act of readership.

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reception

reception

/ɹiˈsɛpʃən/, /ɹɪˈsɛpʃən/
noun
the quality or the act of receiving radio, television or cellphone signals
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We had a reception.

And we had receptions at the R&D center, our offices in San Carlos.

I’ve seen too many receptions where everyone just left their heart-shaped cork coasters on the tables.

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to subscribe

to subscribe

/səbsˈkɹaɪb/
verb
to pay some money in advance in order to use or receive something regularly
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Don't forget to subscribe.

Give this video a thumbs up and don't forget to subscribe if you haven't yet.

Also, be sure to subscribe to the channel.

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pilot

pilot

/ˈpaɪɫət/
noun
a TV or radio program made to see how the audience react and whether it should be made into a series
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So do waiters and waitresses, airline pilots and cabin stewards, and nurses and dental assistants.

The pilots we met are part of Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 501, also known as the Warlords.

Kuhn: Eventually, every fighter pilot that comes through the Marine Corps is going to go fly an F-35.

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channel

channel

/ˈtʃænəɫ/
noun
a TV station that broadcasts different programs
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but I might be changing that perk on the channel membership.

Welcome back to the channel.

Welcome back to the channel.

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commercial

commercial

/kəˈmɝʃəɫ/
noun
an ad broadcast on TV or radio
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Dot-com companies used expensive TV commercials to attract investors, sometimes without indicating what product they were selling.

Basically, it was the best commercial I've ever seen with razors.

And in this campaign, the commercials will have its message in ASL.

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documentary

documentary

/ˌdɑkjəˈmɛnɝi/, /ˌdɑkjəˈmɛntɝi/, /ˌdɑkjuˈmɛnɝi/, /ˌdɑkjuˈmɛntɝi/
noun
a movie or TV program based on true stories giving facts about a particular person or event
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I was watching a documentary about serial killers.

But I was watching a documentary about serial killers.

You get information from educational documentaries about World War Two.

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episode

episode

/ˈɛpəˌsoʊd/, /ˈɛpɪˌsoʊd/
noun
one of a series of a radio or TV show
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If you enjoy these episodes, be sure to join the channel.

Hello, and welcome back to the channel and another episode of Ask Rikki.

I think we're on Episode 4, actually.

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headline

headline

/ˈhɛdˌɫaɪn/
noun
the large words in the upper part of a page of a newspaper, article, etc.
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But I think probably the bigger headline is being just deeply intellectually curious, because you constantly are learning.

And in 2017, one of hers made headlines.

Elon Musk again making headlines this morning.

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viewer

viewer

/ˈvjuɝ/
noun
someone who watches a movie or TV program
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Disabled viewers, I don't think at all.

But also, creators would be nothing without viewers.

I cannot thank Twitch viewers and YouTube membership people and AdSense and consulting, enough.

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podcast

podcast

/ˈpɔdˌkæst/
noun
a verbal broadcast
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Hello there, so let's talk about podcasts.

So recently, I've been involved in two podcasts.

It's a question David Chang asked in his podcast last year.

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soap opera

soap opera

/sˈoʊp ˈɑːpɚɹə/
noun
a TV or radio show, broadcast regularly, dealing with the routine life of a group of people and their problems
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The idea of doing a whole issue on soap operas in Mexico City came up.

He goes, she does a daytime soap opera, but don't let that fool you.

It's a soap opera.

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current affairs

current affairs

/kˈɜːɹənt ɐfˈɛɹz/
noun
important social or political events that are happening and are covered in the news

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human interest

human interest

/hjˈuːmən ˈɪntɹəst/
noun
the aspect of a story in the media that the audience can relate to because it describes people's lived experiences, feelings, etc.
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Are there any human interests that were overtly aware of Abrams and his influence on their business?

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backstory

backstory

/bˈækstoːɹi/
noun
the events that have happened to a character before their story in a book, movie, etc. begins
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But a little bit of a backstory as to how I got this way.

And in The Silence you do get a little more backstory.

Do you know the backstory there. -

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on-air

on-air

/ˌɑːnˈɛɹ/
adjective
being broadcast on TV or radio
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They're not for on-air consumption though.

She brought with her two regular on-air guests and what she dubs her medicine cabinet.

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off-air

off-air

/ˈɔfˈɛɹ/
adjective
not being broadcast on TV or radio

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