noun. A somewhat redundant term for a non-sharp newsdude or newsdudette.
Real citation: "Don't waste time arguing with a person this crazed. The only people who think O.J. is innocent are Paige, nine semi-retarded jurors, and newscretin Tavis Smiley."
(Yukon Cornelius, Oct. 12, 2001, http://groups.google.com/group/alt.gossip.celebrities/
Made-up citation: "A newscretin is a special kind of cretin, just as a female naked mole rat is a special kind of naked female hottie."