journalism

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n journalism the profession of reporting or photographing or editing news stories for one of the media
    • n journalism newspapers and magazines collectively
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
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    • Journalism The branch of knowledge that studies phenomena associated with news collection, distribution, and editing; a course of study, especially in institutions of higher learning, that teaches students how to write, edit, or report news.
    • Journalism The keeping of a journal or diary.
    • Journalism The periodical collection and publication of current news; the business of managing, editing, or writing for, journals, newspapers, magazines, broadcasting media such as radio or television, or other news media such as distribution over the internet; as, political journalism; broadcast journalism; print journalism . "Journalism is now truly an estate of the realm."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
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    • n journalism The business of a journalist; the occupation of writing for, editing, or producing a newspaper or public journal; the diffusion of intelligence or of opinions by means of journals or newspapers and periodicals.
    • n journalism The keeping of a journal; the practice of journalizing.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
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    • ns Journalism the keeping of a journal: the profession of conducting or writing for public journals
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Quotations

  • Duke of Wellington Arthur Wellesley
    Duke of Wellington Arthur Wellesley
    “When my journal appears, many statues must come down.”
  • Gilbert K. Chesterton
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    “Journalism consists largely in saying Lord James is dead to people who never knew Lord James was alive.”
  • Gilbert K. Chesterton
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    “Journalism is popular, but it is popular mainly as fiction. Life is one world, and life seen in the newspapers another.”
  • Cyril Connolly
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    “Literature is the art of writing something that will be read twice; journalism what will be grasped at once.”
  • Marguerite Duras
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    “I see journalists as the manual workers, the laborers of the word. Journalism can only be literature when it is passionate.”
  • Edward Eggleston
    Edward Eggleston
    “Journalism is organized gossip.”

Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Cf. F. journalisme,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr.,—L. diurnalis.

Usage

In literature:

To-day brings a new year, and is truly an excellent time for commencing my journal.
"The Continental Monthly, Vol. 4, No. 1, July, 1863" by Various
THE PRAIRIE FARMER IN CONNECTION WITH OTHER JOURNALS.
"Prairie Farmer, Vol. 56: No. 3, January 19, 1884." by Various
He handed it over to me and that gave me my first chance in the higher journalism of London.
"Recollections" by David Christie Murray
The Menorah Journal ought to become the medium for publishing the best thought modern Jewry is capable of.
"The Menorah Journal, Volume 1, 1915" by Various
The present number of the JOURNAL is little more than a promissory note for its future.
"Buchanan's Journal of Man, February 1887" by Various
With this journal he retained a connexion till his death, which took place at London on the 14th of March 1836.
"The Modern Scottish Minstrel, Volumes I-VI." by Various
Journal block 15 5.
"Electricity for Boys" by J. S. Zerbe
Fortunately the mutineers took home Hudson's journals and charts.
"A Book of Discovery" by Margaret Bertha (M. B.) Synge
Reprint from the New York Medical Journal of February 13, 1886.
"History of Circumcision from the Earliest Times to the Present" by Peter Charles Remondino
As the conductor of a reform journal, I entirely differ with you both.
"Edmond Dantès" by Edmund Flagg
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In poetry:

If writing Journals were my task,
From cottagers to kings--
A little book I'd only ask,
And fill it full of wings!
"Vignette - I" by Matilda Betham
Than in the dusk, while tossing vibrant chords
Into the fireplace, like journals, tome by tome?
Oh, understanding wonderful, just nod,
And you will know I do not claim to own
"The shiv'ring piano, foaming at the mouth" by Boris Pasternak
Because I once burned kerosene to read
Myself near the North Pole
In the journal of Arctic explorers
Found, years after death, preserved
In a tent, part of whose canvas they had eaten
"Pursuit From Under" by James Dickey
Yet heaven and earth were stirred, regions beneath
Were moved t' avert the proven murderer's doom;
Sensation journals, libellous in their wrath
'Gainst law and justice, foam, and rave, and fume.
"Dirge For Jessie Macpherson" by Janet Hamilton
In one, along a suite of noble rooms,
'Mid plenteous books and journals, paintings on the walls, fine
statuettes,
Were groups of friendly journeymen, mechanics, young and old,
Reading, conversing.
"Brother Of All, With Generous Hand" by Walt Whitman
You too vastly then, like me, tranquillity shall city,
Home the squirrel, bower for birds the million leaves of
Greenly mistletoe for man the soul's immortal mystery,
Journal in your bark God's day, a thousand years of
history.
"Oak, Pine And Silver Birch" by Manmohan Ghose

In news:

Journal Staff Writer and The Associated Press (jpepin@miningjournal.net), The Mining Journal.
The New England Journal of Medicine pulled an article slamming the National Kidney Foundation for its reliance on drug company donations, The Wall Street Journal reported.
Journal Sports Writer (dkerwin@nujournal.com), The Journal.
Sarah Ellison reports in her forthcoming book, War at the Wall Street Journal, that Journal owner Rupert Murdoch paid Marcus Brauchli $6.4 million when Brauchli left the paper after a short stint as managing editor.
Journal file photo Under a redevelopment plan approved by the Jersey City Planning Board tonight, tall skyscrapers would fill the heart of Journal Square.
Many people who want to try publishing an online journal, known as a Weblog or blog, turn to Blogger (www.blogger.com), the service that has helped to turn the journals into a flourishing Web phenomenon.
Journal Staff Writer (dpascoe@miningjournal.net), The Mining Journal.
Journal Staff Writer (sports@miningjournal.net), The Mining Journal.
The JSTOR database is an archive of important scholarly journals, offering researchers high-resolution, scanned images of journal issues and pages.
Typical ads in journalism publications and on journalism-related websites produced few resumes.
Special To The Post-Journal (family@post-journal.com), The Post-Journal.
Among the three journals published by the MAA, The College Mathematics Journal (CMJ) has the shortest history.
Objective.-- To determine whether articles published in journals using blinded peer review receive significantly more or fewer citations than those published in journals using nonblinded peer review .
For the Daily Freeman-Journal (hmadsen@messengernews.net), The Daily Freeman Journal.
KAREN HERZOG, kherzog@journalsentinel.com Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (WI).
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In science:

The complete version of this table is in the electronic edition of the Journal.
The Globular Cluster System of NGC 5128 I. Survey and Catalogs
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Weak Omega Categories I
The Canadian Journal of Statistics 32. to appear.
An invitation to quantum tomography (II)
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Solution to two-dimensional Incompressible Navier-Stokes Equations with SIMPLE, SIMPLER and Vorticity-Stream Function Approaches. Driven-Lid Cavity Problem: Solution and Visualization
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