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journalist Syllabification: jour·nal·ist
Pronunciation: /ˈjərn(ə)ləst/

Definition of journalist in English:


A person who writes for newspapers or magazines or prepares news to be broadcast on radio or television.
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.
reporter, correspondent, columnist, writer, commentator, reviewer;



Pronunciation: /ˌjərnlˈistik/
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: /ˌjərnlˈistik(ə)lē/
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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