journalese


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jour·nal·ese

 (jûr′nə-lēz′, -lēs′)
n.
The style of writing often held to be characteristic of newspapers and magazines, distinguished by clichés, sensationalism, and triteness of thought.

journalese

(ˌdʒɜːnəˈliːz)
n
(Journalism & Publishing) derogatory a superficial cliché-ridden style of writing regarded as typical of newspapers

jour•nal•ese

(ˌdʒɜr nlˈiz, -ˈis)

n.
a style of writing regarded as typical of newspapers and magazines.
[1880–85]

journalese

language typical of journalists and newspapers or magazines, characterized by use of neologism and unusual syntax. Also called newspaperese.
See also: Media
language typical of journalists and newspapers or magazines, characterized by use of neologism and unusual syntax. Also called newspaperese.
See also: Language Style
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.journalese - the style in which newspapers are written
expressive style, style - a way of expressing something (in language or art or music etc.) that is characteristic of a particular person or group of people or period; "all the reporters were expected to adopt the style of the newspaper"
luridness, sensationalism - the journalistic use of subject matter that appeals to vulgar tastes; "the tabloids relied on sensationalism to maintain their circulation"
Translations

journalese

[ˈdʒɜːnəˈliːz] N (pej) → jerga f periodística

journalese

[ˌdʒɜːrnəˈliːz] n (pejorative)jargon m journalistique

journalese

nZeitungs- or Pressejargon m

journalese

[ˈdʒɜːnəˈliːz] n (pej) → giornalese
References in classic literature ?
In Journalese, to perform upon a musical instrument; as, "He
The joyful journalese revealed that it was beyond question their boy, and it soothed Mrs.
He had no truck with my defence that this was pacy journalese rather than a grammar by-pass.
Sequencers in different text genres: Academic writing, journalese and fiction".
Among 64 productions by the subjects, the correct stress placed on last syllable in these suffixed words were Four on Nepalese, while six on journalese, four on Novelese and four on Sudanese.
In street-corner journalese, 'nakatulog sa pansitan' (fell asleep at the noodle house) or caught sleeping on the job.
They are free from journalese and eyecatching editorial techniques.
The death of Hove, born on 9 February 1956 in rural Mazvihwa outside the colonial mining town now called Zvishavane, brought shock to many readers of his works of poetry, creative fiction and the journalese, as well as global supporters and fellow activists in the fight for writers' freedoms and human rights.
Not actual guinea pigs, that's just journalese for people being tested.
Kitty Genovese, with its interminable subtitle, is a useful corrective, written in standard journalese but researched with considerable care and on the whole first rate.
Yet they are not simply errors of interpretation or of shoddy research or even of journalese.