: the collection and editing of news for presentation through the media
: the public press
: an academic study concerned with the collection and editing of news or the management of a news medium
: writing designed for publication in a newspaper or magazine
: writing characterized by a direct presentation of facts or description of events without an attempt at interpretation
: writing designed to appeal to current popular taste or public interest
Examples of journalism in a Sentence
She plans to major in journalism when she goes to college.
Recent Examples on the WebYour support ensures a bright future for independent journalism.—Sarah Frier, The Atlantic, 24 Sep. 2023 Supporters herald his love for journalism and credit him with saving the British newspaper industry by smashing powerful print unions in the mid-1980s.—Alexander Smith, NBC News, 23 Sep. 2023 The natural next step would be to get a gun, for journalism.—Rachel Monroe, The New Yorker, 23 Sep. 2023 In 1969, Murdoch expanded to Britain, a country with a history of tabloid journalism, purchasing The News of the World.—Bychris Morris, Fortune, 21 Sep. 2023 Who’s to say that the views expressed by Wenner aren’t shared by others in positions of power in mainstream music journalism?—Fidel Martinez, Los Angeles Times, 21 Sep. 2023 Subscribe now to support our journalism and get unlimited access to our coverage.—Kelsie Schrader, Curbed, 21 Sep. 2023 This trend could weaken public confidence in the validity of research on everything from health and agriculture to economics and journalism.—Bahtiyar Kurambayev, The Conversation, 19 Sep. 2023 Williams completed journalism grad school at UC Berkeley and got a job in Wisconsin in 2017.—Susan Young, Peoplemag, 9 Sep. 2023 See More
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