Definition of journalism in English:


Syllabification: jour·nal·ism
Pronunciation: /ˈjərnlˌizəm


  • 1The activity or profession of writing for newspapers or magazines or of broadcasting news on radio or television.
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    • This kind of racism pervades newspaper and broadcast journalism in EU countries.
    • The defendant newspaper commends reliance upon the ethics of professional journalism.
    • Many trainees work on student newspapers or hospital radio before embarking on a career in journalism.
    the press, the fourth estate; reporting, news writing, news broadcasting, news coverage, reportage, feature writing, photojournalism, the newspaper business, sensationalism; articles, reports, features, pieces, stories; citizen journalism
  • 1.1The product of the activity of journalism: an art critic whose essays and journalism are never dull
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    • He was also one of the few academics who could produce journalism better than most journalists.
    • One warning - many of the essays are written as journalism and follow a formula that gets a bit tiring.
    • Yet despite her desire to write more fiction, her investigative journalism continues apace.

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