If your dream job includes writing for a newspaper or interviewing famous people for a magazine, you hope to someday work in the field of journalism.

Working for a radio or TV news show, a magazine, a newspaper, or a news-related website would all be considered journalism. Those jobs might include reporting, writing, editing, photography, or documentary film making. An individual newspaper or magazine is sometimes called a "journal," and the category of these publications is also called journalism. The first newspaper ever published was a German journal printed in Strassburg in 1605, called "Relation aller F├╝rnemmen und gedenckw├╝rdigen Historien."

Definitions of journalism

n the profession of reporting or photographing or editing news stories for one of the media

journalism practiced for the newspapers
Type of:
an occupation requiring special education (especially in the liberal arts or sciences)

n newspapers and magazines collectively

news media
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British journalism
journalism that presents a story primarily through the use of pictures
tab, tabloid, yellow journalism
sensationalist journalism
news photography
photography of newsworthy events
printed material (text and pictures) produced by an intaglio printing process in a rotary press
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print media
a medium that disseminates printed matter

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