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
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journalism (ˈdʒɜːnəˌlɪzəm)
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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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.
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.
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