Definition of journalism
1 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
2 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 in a sentence
She plans to major in journalism when she goes to college.
First Known Use of journalism
JOURNALISM Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of journalism for English Language Learners
: the activity or job of collecting, writing, and editing news stories for newspapers, magazines, television, or radio
JOURNALISM Defined for Kids
Definition of journalism for Students
1 : the business of collecting and editing news (as for newspapers, radio, or television)
2 : writing of general or popular interest
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