- a person whose occupation is journalism
- a person who keeps a journal
WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2017
- Journalisma person who practices the occupation or profession of journalism.
- a person who keeps a journal, diary, or other record of daily events.
- journal + -ist 1685–95
- Journalismthe work of gathering, writing, editing, and publishing or broadcasting news.
- Journalismmaterial written for a newspaper or magazine:an example of good journalism.
- Journalisma course of study for a career in journalism.
jour•nal•is•tic, adj. See -jour-.
- Journalismthe occupation of reporting, writing, editing, photographing, or broadcasting news or of conducting any news organization as a business.
- Journalismpress1 (def. 32).
- Journalisma course of study preparing students for careers in reporting, writing, and editing for newspapers and magazines.
- Journalismwriting that reflects superficial thought and research, a popular slant, and hurried composition, conceived of as exemplifying topical newspaper or popular magazine writing as distinguished from scholarly writing:He calls himself a historian, but his books are mere journalism.
- French journalisme. See journal, -ism