churnalism


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churnalism

(ˈtʃɜːnəˌlɪzəm)
n
(Journalism & Publishing) derogatory a type of journalism that relies on reusing existing material such as press releases and wire service reports instead of original research, esp as a result of an increased demand for news content
[C21: a blend of churn (out) and (journ)alism]
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Why is the genre being excluded (as a separate, independent page) and resisted by Wikipedia, although its "Journalism Genres" (9) highlights such derivatives and sub-categories as Ambush journalism, Celebrity or people journalism, Churnalism, Convergence journalism, Investigative journalism, New journalism, Science journalism, and Sports journalism?
But fewer journalists with more space to fill means doing more work in less time often leading to a greater use of unattributed rewrites of press agency or public relations material and the cut and paste practice now known as churnalism (Davies 2008; Lee-Wright, Phillips and Witschge 2011).
La produccion de contenidos de investigacion y socialmente responsable es cara, por encima del denominado churnalism o de contenidos de poca calidad o de simple entretenimiento.
In an era of churnalism the Irishman doggedly pursued his conviction that Armstrong had duped his way to seven Tour de France victories - even after his newspaper was successfully sued for libel in 2004.
Judging panel chairman Peter Sands added: "What really impressed the judges was that against the backdrop of smaller staffs and so-called churnalism there has been a real investment in quality journalism.