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Pronunciation:  'jur`nlizum

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the profession of reporting or photographing or editing news stories for one of the media
  2. [n]  newspapers and magazines collectively

JOURNALISM is a 10 letter word that starts with J.


 Synonyms: fourth estate, news media
 See Also: copy, Fleet Street, newspapering, photojournalism, print media, profession, tabloid, yellow journalism



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Jour"nal*ism\, n. [Cf. F. journalisme.]
1. The keeping of a journal or diary. [Obs.]

2. The periodical collection and publication of current news;
   the business of managing, editing, or writing for,
   journals or newspapers; as, political journalism.

         Journalism is now truly an estate of the realm.
                                               --Ed. Rev.

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