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[jur-nl-iz-uh m] /ˈdʒɜr nlˌɪz əm/
the occupation of reporting, writing, editing, photographing, or broadcasting news or of conducting any news organization as a business.
press1 (def 31).
a course of study preparing students for careers in reporting, writing, and editing for newspapers and magazines.
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.
1825-35; < French journalisme. See journal, -ism Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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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


the profession or practice of reporting about, photographing, or editing news stories for one of the mass media
newspapers and magazines collectively; the press
the material published in a newspaper, magazine, etc this is badly written journalism
news reports presented factually without analysis
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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