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1. A writer, investigator, or presenter of news stories.
2. Law
a. A volume containing the published opinions of a court.
b. A court official who records the proceedings in a trial or hearing.
c. A person who makes and issues the official accounts or records of the proceedings of a court.

rep′or·to′ri·al (rĕp′ər-tôr′ē-əl, rē′pər-) adj.
rep′or·to′ri·al·ly adv.


(Journalism & Publishing) chiefly US of or relating to a newspaper reporter
[C20: from reporter, influenced by editorial]
reporˈtorially adv


(ˌrɛp ərˈtɔr i əl, -ˈtoʊr-, ˌri pɔrˈtɔr-, -poʊrˈtoʊr-, -pər-)

1. of or pertaining to a reporter.
2. characteristic of a report.
[1855–60, Amer.; report (er) + -orial, by analogy with pairs such as tutor, tutorial; see -ory1, -al1]
rep`or•to′ri•al•ly, adv.
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And it is a whirlwind life, the life of the moment, with neither past nor future, and certainly without thought of any style but reportorial style, and that certainly is not literature.
Thus, silly reportorial unveracity usually proves extraordinary truth a liar.
Lagercrantz seems to have set about--quite nimbly, for the most part--channeling Larsson's narrative style, mixing genre cliches with fresh, reportorial details, and plot twists reminiscent of sequences from Larsson's novels with energetically researched descriptions of the wild, wild West that is the dark side of the Internet.
Besides, Different sorts of voices are used in columns, such as contemplative, conversational, descriptive, experienced, informative, informed, introspective, observant, plaintive, reportorial, self-effacing, sophisticated or humorous, among many other possibilities," Mushahidullah Khan elaborated.
He went about and accused BBC of subtly building an anti-Islamic narrative in its reportorial and coverage of the Ottawa shooting incident.
At its best, then, the Canadian Parliamentary Review is reportorial, reflective and an incubator for new ideas about parliamentary democracy in this country and occasionally in others which share the Westminster tradition.
It comes at a time of alarming reportorial diminishment.
In his latest exploration, Daniel Goleman, author of the international best-seller Emotional Intelligence, turns his seasoned reportorial eye on the science of attention.
The film's last line, for example, "The water into which the traces of [X's-1 work had been absorbed carried him downstream and into the great rivers," is on the one hand a poetic image of release, of dissolution into nature, as the word great shifts register from the reportorial and scientific language prevalent earlier in the script to something global and grand.
The story du jour in yesterday's Sunday Post, top of the front page no less, is an extensive profile of Bezos, aggregated from the reporting of six Post reporters a tome that expended considerable reportorial and editing time and resources.
Kill Anything That Moves: The Real American War in Vietnam won the Ridenhour Prize for Reportorial Distinction and combines reporting and research to offer a comprehensive picture of what American forces were doing in Vietnam.
Lawrence's principal research is on Western medieval liturgical chant, with a particular emphasis on palaeographical, reportorial and codicological studies of manuscript sources from the British Isles and northern Europe.