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noun jour·nal·ism \ˈjər-nə-ˌli-zəm\

: the activity or job of collecting, writing, and editing news stories for newspapers, magazines, television, or radio

Full Definition of JOURNALISM

a :  the collection and editing of news for presentation through the media
b :  the public press
c :  an academic study concerned with the collection and editing of news or the management of a news medium
a :  writing designed for publication in a newspaper or magazine
b :  writing characterized by a direct presentation of facts or description of events without an attempt at interpretation
c :  writing designed to appeal to current popular taste or public interest

Examples of JOURNALISM

  1. She plans to major in journalism when she goes to college.

First Known Use of JOURNALISM


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JOURNALISM Defined for Kids


noun jour·nal·ism \ˈjər-nə-ˌli-zəm\

Definition of JOURNALISM for Kids

:  the business of collecting and editing news (as for newspapers, radio, or television)
:  writing of general or popular interest


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