journalism

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 Fürnemmen und gedenckwürdigen Historien."

Definitions of journalism
  1. noun
    the profession of reporting or photographing or editing news stories for one of the media
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    newspapering
    journalism practiced for the newspapers
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    profession
    an occupation requiring special education (especially in the liberal arts or sciences)
  2. noun
    newspapers and magazines collectively
    synonyms: news media
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    Fleet Street
    British journalism
    photojournalism
    journalism that presents a story primarily through the use of pictures
    tab, tabloid, yellow journalism
    sensationalist journalism
    news photography
    photography of newsworthy events
    rotogravure
    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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