My father reads the newspaper every morning.
Tofugu and Domo-kun were collaborating on the front page of the local newspaper this morning.
This newspaper is so highbrow. No wonder Scott had to read it so many times.
The new hear is what it sounds like. It's new things that you're hearing about in your ear... at least that's what it was back a long time ago. Now those new things that get to your ear get to you via other mediums. In this case, a newspaper.
This is a jukugo word, which usually means on'yomi readings from the kanji. If you know the readings of your kanji you'll know how to read this as well.