journalism

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noun jour·nal·ism \ˈjər-nə-ˌli-zəm\

Definition of journalism

  1. 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. 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

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

1791

First Known Use of journalism

1791



JOURNALISM Defined for English Language Learners

journalism

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noun jour·nal·ism \ˈjər-nə-ˌli-zəm\

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

journalism

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noun jour·nal·ism \ˈjər-nə-ˌli-zəm\

Definition of journalism for Students

  1. 1 :  the business of collecting and editing news (as for newspapers, radio, or television)

  2. 2 :  writing of general or popular interest



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