Definition of “journalism” - English Dictionary

“journalism” in British English

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journalismnoun [ U ]

uk /ˈdʒɜː.nə.lɪ.zəm/ us /ˈdʒɝː.nə.lɪ.zəm/

B2 the work of collecting, writing, and publishing news stories and articles in newspapers and magazines or broadcasting them on the radio and television

Examples

  • The ethics of journalism are much debated.
  • He decided to forsake politics for journalism.
  • My son's planning to go into journalism.
  • He claims that a lot of journalism is meretricious and superficial.
  • She has a nice turn of phrase which should serve her well in journalism.

(Definition of “journalism” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“journalism” in American English

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journalismnoun [ U ]

us /ˈdʒɜr·nəlˌɪz·əm/

the work of collecting, writing, and publishing or broadcasting news stories and articles:

broadcast journalism
print journalism
journalistic
adjective [ not gradable ] us /ˌdʒɜr·nəlˈɪs·tɪk/

Normal journalistic standards don’t allow for this kind of abuse.

(Definition of “journalism” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

“journalism” in Business English

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journalismnoun [ U ]

uk /ˈdʒɜːnəlɪzəm/ us COMMUNICATIONS

the work of collecting, writing, and publishing or broadcasting news stories and articles:

The network's news once set the standard for broadcast journalism in the United States.
investigative/traditional journalism

(Definition of “journalism” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)