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journalist Line breaks: jour¦nal|ist
Pronunciation: /ˈdʒəːn(ə)lɪst/

Definition of journalist in English:


A person who writes for newspapers or magazines or prepares news to be broadcast on radio or television: foreign journalists had been expelled from the area he was a seasoned TV journalist
More example sentences
  • The reason Ken and many others feel moved to write to newspapers and journalists is that they care.
  • It's not entirely true that newspaper journalists are paid to get their facts right.
  • As well as a musician and poet he is a journalist, broadcaster and commentator.
British pressman;
North American legman, wireman;
Australian roundsman
North American informal newsy, thumbsucker
dated publicist
(journalists)the commentariat



Pronunciation: /dʒəːn(ə)ˈlɪstɪk/
Example sentences
  • Some journalists have very bad journalistic habits and are a disgrace to their profession.
  • According to journalistic reports, the sub-source was a senior Iraqi military officer.
  • The key test is rigorous editorial judgement based on a reliable journalistic process.


Pronunciation: /dʒəːn(ə)ˈlɪstɪk(ə)li/
Example sentences
  • And journalistically, we think we bring something to the table with all these papers.
  • I think the paper is in great shape journalistically.
  • He also wanted to accomplish something journalistically.

Words that rhyme with journalist

paternalist, photojournalist

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