The definition of journalism is the work of finding, creating, editing and publishing news, or material written and presented for a newspaper, magazine or broadcast news source.
An example of journalism is the work of a newspaper.
- the work of gathering, writing, editing, and publishing or disseminating news, as through newspapers and magazines or by radio and television
- journalistic writing
- newspapers and magazines collectively
Origin of journalismFrench journalisme ; from journal: see journal
- The collecting, writing, editing, and presenting of news or news articles.
- Material written for publication or broadcast as news: “the anonymous journalism he wrote from Washington” (Garry Wills).
(usually uncountable, plural journalisms)
- The activity or profession of being a journalist.
- 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.
- 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.
From French journalisme (beginning of 19th century).