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

Examples of journalistic in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web This story originally appeared in The Guardian and is republished here as part of Covering Climate Now, a global journalistic collaboration to strengthen coverage of the climate story. Jessica Murray, Teen Vogue, "Youth Climate Strikers In Rural Areas Are Protesting Alone," 24 Feb. 2020 The book is far more than a journalistic take on unorthodox online retailers like Dollar Shave Club. Marc Levinson, WSJ, "‘Billion Dollar Brand Club’ Review: Clicking the ‘Disrupt’ Button," 3 Feb. 2020 Authorities said Jacobson's involvement in journalistic activities violated the terms of his business visa. Washington Post, "World Digest: Jan. 31, 2020," 31 Jan. 2020 Could there be a reason that this film - a Palme d'Or nominee at Cannes, and winner of the François Chalet Prize, awarded to films that embody journalistic values - is out now, when speaking truth to power is so under attack in America? Author: Michael O’sullivan, Anchorage Daily News, "Whether fact or fiction, holiday movies are a perfect mix," 21 Nov. 2019 Assange's initial indictment sparked a debate over the First Amendment and whether his alleged role in procuring secret US material constituted protected journalistic activity. Eliza Mackintosh And Vasco Cotovio, CNN, "UK signs Julian Assange's US extradition papers," 13 June 2019 Please be aware that there may be circumstances in which your agreement to these Reader Submission Terms or the exemptions provided under law for journalistic activities or freedom of expression, may override our Privacy Notice. Harper's BAZAAR, "Reader Submission Terms and Community Guidelines," 13 Jan. 2015 While acknowledging concerns among journalists, Ms. Gonzalez attributed the media angst over the law partly to journalistic ethics: Those who lose their jobs feel free to complain loudly. New York Times, "California Wanted to Protect Uber Drivers. Now It May Hurt Freelancers.," 16 Dec. 2019 In an op-ed, Riley wrote that there’s no evidence Scruggs committed the breach of journalistic ethics implied in the movie and disputed implications that the newspaper’s reporting was sloppy. Washington Post, "Newspaper criticizes film’s take on Olympic bombing coverage," 10 Dec. 2019

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First Known Use of journalistic

1791, in the meaning defined above

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28 Feb 2020

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“Journalistic.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Feb. 2020.

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