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[jur-nl-is-tik] /ˌdʒɜr nlˈɪs tɪk/
of, relating to, or characteristic of journalists or journalism.
Origin of journalistic
1825-35; journalist + -ic
Related forms
journalistically, adverb
nonjournalistic, adjective
nonjournalistically, adverb
prejournalistic, adjective
unjournalistic, adjective Unabridged
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  • The political and journalistic situation made the administration organ one of the characteristic features of the period.
  • Typical journalistic trick: make an eye-catching headline.
  • The history of science can be the journalistic topical ointment.
  • The article itself borders on the manufactured, ethical, neo-journalistic style of our day.
  • But the newspaper's watchdog on journalistic ethics missed the point.
  • Yours is a narrative with a thought-provoking thesis, not a journalistic account.
  • Perhaps it's nostalgia for my journalistic apprenticeship as a police reporter that draws me to such publications.
  • Depending on your course's goals, there are obviously the questions of narrative structure and journalistic methodology.
  • The editor-in-chief had been concerned about my lack of journalistic experience.
  • Lastly, superlative journalistic news reporting is supported by indepth knowledge background.
British Dictionary definitions for journalistic


of, relating to, or characteristic of journalism or journalists
Derived Forms
journalistically, adverb
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