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journalism

[jur-nl-iz-uh m] /ˈdʒɜr nlˌɪz əm/
noun
1.
the occupation of reporting, writing, editing, photographing, or broadcasting news or of conducting any news organization as a business.
2.
press1 (def 31).
3.
a course of study preparing students for careers in reporting, writing, and editing for newspapers and magazines.
4.
writing that reflects superficial thought and research, a popular slant, and hurried composition, conceived of as exemplifying topical newspaper or popular magazine writing as distinguished from scholarly writing:
He calls himself a historian, but his books are mere journalism.
Origin
1825-1835
1825-35; < French journalisme. See journal, -ism
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Examples for journalism
  • Hardly a paragon of responsible journalism or credible scientific reporting.
  • But political journalism-unlike war reporting-long ago stopped being about what is true or important.
  • Something many writers learn in journalism school or reporting for a newspaper or magazine.
  • The first is the legacy built up over four centuries for providing citizens with quality journalism and credible information.
  • Consider submitting your photo essay into photography and journalism contests or exhibits.
  • In journalism you look for one thing and find another that confounds your expectations.
  • And some of the journalism jobs these days are great jobs.
  • And that indicates one area where some public support for journalism might be absolutely necessary.
  • People use tech journalism to try to influence market outcomes.
  • Science, and journalism also, is supposed to be objective.
British Dictionary definitions for journalism

journalism

/ˈdʒɜːnəˌlɪzəm/
noun
1.
the profession or practice of reporting about, photographing, or editing news stories for one of the mass media
2.
newspapers and magazines collectively; the press
3.
the material published in a newspaper, magazine, etc this is badly written journalism
4.
news reports presented factually without analysis
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