Definition of Journalism

1. Noun. Newspapers and magazines collectively.

Exact synonyms: News Media
Generic synonyms: Print Media
Specialized synonyms: Fleet Street, Photojournalism, Tab, Tabloid, Yellow Journalism
Terms within: Copy
Derivative terms: Journalist, Journalistic



2. Noun. The profession of reporting or photographing or editing news stories for one of the media.
Generic synonyms: Profession
Specialized synonyms: Newspapering
Derivative terms: Journalist, Journalistic

Definition of Journalism

1. n. The keeping of a journal or diary.

Definition of Journalism

1. Noun. The activity or profession of being a journalist. ¹

2. Noun. The aggregating, writing, editing, and presenting of news or news articles for widespread distribution, typically in periodical print publications and broadcast news media, for the purpose of informing the audience. ¹

3. Noun. The style of writing characteristic of material in periodical print publications and broadcast news media, consisting of direct presentation of facts or events with an attempt to minimize analysis or interpretation. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Journalism

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Literary usage of Journalism

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Atlantic Monthly by Making of America Project (1867)
"COMIC journalism. I TAKE it to be a matter generally admitted by all who have tried on the mask of comic journalism, that it is no velvet one, ..."

2. Dark Days in Chile: An Account of the Revolution of 1891 by Maurice H. Hervey (1892)
"Modern journalism—A Voyage at Short Notice—Tho Portugal —My Fellow-Travellers—Discipline v. Gallantry—Dakar— A Moribund King and his Subjects—Rio de ..."

3. Liberty and the News by Walter Lippmann (1920)
"journalism AND THE HIGHER LAW VOLUME i, Number i, of the first American newspaper was published in Boston on September 25, 1690. ..."

4. Every-day Ethics: Addresses Delivered in the Page Lecture Series, 1909 by Norman Hapgood, Joseph Edmund Sterrett, John Brooks Leavitt, Yale University, Charles Azro Prouty, Sheffield Scientific School, Henry Crosby Emery (1910)
"In discussing the ethics of journalism, should we look upon a newspaper as fulfilling its duty if it ..."

5. Library Journal by American Library Association, Library Association (1898)
"We have invented a term in this country to stigmatize that journalism which denotes ... The phrase "yellow journalism" indicates that the journalism so ..."

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