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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Other Words from journalistic

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 Other long-form journalistic work delved into topics as varied as the revival of opium planting, problems at the Three Gorges Dam, and the physical abuse of women at a notorious labor camp. Ian Johnson, The New York Review of Books, "‘Everyone Is Isolated’: An Interview with Yuan Ling," 24 Mar. 2020 What's important is to keep reporting facts, maintain a sense of compassion and, above all, follow the north star of news, which is journalistic integrity. Julie Hinds, Detroit Free Press, "How Detroit TV new teams are coping amid coronavirus pandemic," 20 Mar. 2020 The former employees — all curiously filmed like aging Hollywood royalty in ornate rooms ripped from the pages of Architectural Digest — spin a series of journalistic war stories with warm, those-were-the-days nostalgia. Ross Raihala, Twin Cities, "National Enquirer documentary ‘Scandalous’ is flawed, but fun to watch," 11 Nov. 2019 As a journalistic organization, Fortune refuses to stand by while injustices persist. Lydia Belanger, Fortune, "The 10 Most Urgent Cases of Injustice Against the Press This Month," 3 Sep. 2019 With the arrival of Roger Ailes, a world of heretofore upstanding devotees to the highest journalistic principles had all been brought to their knees, forced to cast off every qualm of conscience. Dorothy Rabinowitz, WSJ, "‘The Loudest Voice’ Review: A Fox in the Hen House," 27 June 2019 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

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First Known Use of journalistic

1791, in the meaning defined above

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“Journalistic.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Apr. 2020.

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