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

Other Words from journalistic

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

Examples of journalistic in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Smith emphasized the journalistic standards and legal reviews her stories were subject to at CBS, and said her reporting today still goes through a rigorous review. Ramishah Maruf, CNN, 8 May 2022 For a moment, the United States enjoyed a rare alignment of privacy sensibilities, journalistic practice, and the law. Sarah E. Igo, The Atlantic, 6 Apr. 2022 In those lives there is a complexity and richness that journalistic narratives of race sometimes find hard to embrace. New York Times, 28 Apr. 2022 The paper, for much of its existence, had functioned as journalistic laughingstock; Otis helped transform it into a Pulitzer Prize-winning media organization with bureaus around the world. Los Angeles Times, 26 Apr. 2022 Following the episode, the Times announced a plan to strengthen the audio department’s journalistic safeguards. Washington Post, 25 Apr. 2022 Based on the legal advice the Reader received, that is the only way to maintain its nonprofit status and journalistic integrity, Baim said. Robert Channick,, 21 Apr. 2022 Funded by the Russian government, the English-language news outlet seemed to worry little about journalistic standards and often engaged in bald propaganda. The Politics Of Everything, The New Republic, 24 Mar. 2022 On the occasion of the 60th anniversary of the founding of the Cannes Film Festival, she was presented with a plaque recognizing her for her many years of journalistic activities. Leo Barraclough, Variety, 11 Mar. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of journalistic

1791, in the meaning defined above

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“Journalistic.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 May. 2022.

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