Q: Why did the ice cream cone become a news reporter?
A: Because he wanted to get the scoop!
Explanation: Do you watch the evening news? Listen to news on the radio or a podcast? Perhaps you read a newspaper? News reporters are always looking to provide their watchers, listeners, and readers with information about what is happening. Sometimes they are able to report on a big, important story, or one that no one has heard yet. That big, important story, unheard story is called a scoop. If a reporter gets the scoop, she or he gets an important story.
Ice cream cones have a scoop of ice cream on top of the cone. A portion of ice cream in the form of a ball is called a scoop.
This joke is funny because it plays with the word scoop: a ball of ice cream or an important news story.
Here is how to make the perfect scoop of ice cream-