journalist


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jour·nal·ist

 (jûr′nə-lĭst)
n.
1. One whose occupation is journalism.
2. One who keeps a journal.

journalist

(ˈdʒɜːnəlɪst)
n
1. (Professions) a person whose occupation is journalism
2. a person who keeps a journal

jour•nal•ist

(ˈdʒɜr nl ɪst)

n.
1. a person whose profession is journalism.
2. a person who keeps a journal.
[1685–95]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.journalist - a writer for newspapers and magazinesjournalist - a writer for newspapers and magazines
broadcast journalist - a journalist who broadcasts on radio or television
columnist, editorialist - a journalist who writes editorials
newspaperman, newspaperwoman, newswriter, pressman, correspondent - a journalist employed to provide news stories for newspapers or broadcast media
gazetteer - a journalist who writes for a gazette
photojournalist - a journalist who presents a story primarily through the use of photographs
penman, scribbler, scribe - informal terms for journalists
sob sister - a journalist who specializes in sentimental stories
sports writer, sportswriter - a journalist who writes about sports
author, writer - writes (books or stories or articles or the like) professionally (for pay)
2.journalist - someone who keeps a diary or journal
writer - a person who is able to write and has written something

journalist

noun reporter, writer, correspondent, newsman or newswoman, stringer, commentator, broadcaster, hack (derogatory), columnist, contributor, scribe (informal), pressman, journo (slang), newshound (informal), hackette (derogatory), newspaperman or newspaperwoman a freelance journalist with a special interest in the arts
Quotations
"Journalists say a thing that they know isn't true, in the hope that if they keep on saying it long enough it will be true" [Arnold Bennett The Title]
Translations
صَحَفي، صِحافيصَحَفِيٌّ
novinářžurnalista-ka
journalist
toimittajajournalistilehtimiesreportteri
novinarnovinarkadopisnicadopisnik
újságíró
blaîamaîur
ジャーナリスト
저널리스트
novinár
novinar
journalist
นักหนังสือพิมพ์
phóng viên

journalist

[ˈdʒɜːnəlɪst] Nperiodista mf, reportero/a m/f (LAm)

journalist

[ˈdʒɜːrnəlɪst] njournaliste mf
She's a journalist → Elle est journaliste.
She's a journalist for The Times → Elle est journaliste au Times.

journalist

nJournalist(in) m(f)

journalist

[ˈdʒɜːnəlɪst] ngiornalista m/f

journal

(ˈdʒəːnl) noun
1. a magazine or other regularly published paper (eg of a society). the British Medical Journal.
2. a diary giving an account of each day's activities.
ˈjournalism noun
the business of running, or writing for, newspapers or magazines.
ˈjournalist noun
a writer for a newspaper, magazine etc.
ˌjournaˈlistic adjective
(of style of writing) like that of a journalist, colourful and racy.

journalist

صَحَفِيٌّ žurnalista journalist Journalist δημοσιογράφος periodista toimittaja journaliste novinar giornalista ジャーナリスト 저널리스트 journalist journalist dziennikarz jornalista журналист journalist นักหนังสือพิมพ์ gazeteci phóng viên 新闻记者
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The other men were Blank, the Editor aforementioned, a certain journalist, and another--a quiet, shy man with a beard--whom I didn't know, and who, as far as my observation went, never opened his mouth all the evening.
During the next few days, in moments snatched whenever there was opportunity, Philip's acquaintance with the journalist increased.
Haven't you ever heard of a girl journalist before?
But before he was an author he was a journalist, and as I say one of our first.
It was unlike Winsett to manifest such curiosity; but after all, Archer remembered, he was a journalist.
Your journalist, whether he takes charge of a ship or a fleet, almost invariably "casts" his anchor.
I am a journalist, Monsieur, engaged on the 'Epoque,'" said my young friend with a great show of gesture and politeness, "and I have a word or two to say to Monsieur de Marquet.
A journalist obtained access to his laboratory in the capacity of laboratory-assistant, with the deliberate intention of making sensational exposures; and by the help of a shocking accident
They at once sought for the journalist, found him, developed him, and made him their industrious and well-paid servant.
We give the fact as it occurs in Bannatyne's Journal, only premising that the Journalist held his master's opinions, both with respect to the Earl of Cassilis as an opposer of the king's party, and as being a detester of the practice of granting church revenues to titulars, instead of their being devoted to pious uses, such as the support of the clergy, expense of schools, and the relief of the national poor.
Albert," said the journalist, "these are questions which it is difficult to answer.
I have been a journalist, you see, and am used to these little maneuvers.

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