Informant and Reporter


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Informant noun – A person who provides information about another's wrongdoing.
Reporter and informant are semantically related. In some cases you can use "Reporter" instead a noun "Informant".
Nearby Words: inform, information, informer, informative, informing
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Reporter noun – A person employed by a newspaper, magazine, or radio or television station to gather, write, or report news.
Informant and reporter are semantically related. You can use "Informant" instead a noun "Reporter".
Nearby Words: report, reported, reporting, reportage
Synonyms for Reporter

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  • Face Framed in Shadow Hilariously subverted in one The Far Side comic which shows a reporter saying 'Our next guest is an organized crime informant.
  • An informant is moments away from telling a reporter the name of the killer, but he first decides to go count the money he's being paid in the bathroom of the pub where they're meeting.
  • Film / Far Cry An Intrepid Reporter named Valerie is investigating the matter and hires Jack Carver, a drunk boat captain who was formerly a member of special forces, to take her there to meet her informant Max, who is also her uncle.
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