jour·​nal·​is·​tic | \ ˌjər-nə-ˈli-stik How to pronounce journalistic (audio) \

Definition of journalistic

: of, relating to, or characteristic of journalism or journalists journalistic principles

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journalistically \ ˌjər-​nə-​ˈli-​sti-​k(ə-​)lē How to pronounce journalistically (audio) \ adverb

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Thanks also to their journalistic sources, the couple started to get some leads that the girl was found in Rajasthan. Gianluca Mezzofiore, CNN, "Couple use Twitter to rescue newborn girl abandoned on Indian garbage dump," 17 June 2019 The awards, presented by the Society of Professional Journalists, recognize journalistic excellence in 11 states. Mike Cason |,, "5 Alabama Media Group journalists recognized by Green Eyeshade Awards," 16 June 2019 Atlanta Monster delves into those questions with vigorous journalistic rigor. Rebecca Farley,, "These Podcasts Will Satisfy Your Craving For Making A Murderer," 15 June 2019 Many journalistic sources, including those of TIME, have shifted to encrypted means of communication or don’t engage at all as a result of the Assange indictment. W.j. Hennigan, Time, "Prosecutors Threw the Book at Julian Assange. Here's How That Could Backfire," 14 June 2019 Assange has said that the United States is trying to infringe on his journalistic freedoms. Phil Helsel And Ben Kesslen, NBC News, "WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange hearing on extradition to U.S. set for early 2020," 14 June 2019 And when press releases made unwarranted inferences about animal studies, 86 percent of the journalistic coverage did, too. Brian Resnick, Vox, "How to combat overhyped science news," 11 June 2019 Every picture had to have impact, in that quick-turnaround photo-journalistic way. Globe Staff,, "The uncommon power of Gordon Parks," 10 June 2019 This means, however, that we journalists are not being fairly compensated for our work and end up either cutting corners on security or avoiding the most chaotic places that are in most dire need of journalistic coverage and exposure. Annika Hernroth-rothstein, National Review, "I Was Kidnapped in Venezuela," 7 June 2019

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First Known Use of journalistic

1791, in the meaning defined above

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