From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:
Reporter \Re*port"er\ (-[~e]r), noun One who reports. Specifically: (a) An officer or person who makes authorized statements of law proceedings and decisions, or of legislative debates. (b) One who reports speeches, the proceedings of public meetings, news, etc., for the newspapers.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
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