advocacy journalism


Definition of advocacy journalism

: journalism that advocates a cause or expresses a viewpoint

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advocacy journalist noun

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The magazine’s editor, Osborn Elliott, believed the package represented a move away from the objective reporting revered in this era and a rush toward a new type of advocacy journalism. Alice George, Smithsonian, "The 1968 Kerner Commission Got It Right, But Nobody Listened," 1 Mar. 2018

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First Known Use of advocacy journalism

1969, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of advocacy journalism was in 1969

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