What does journalist mean?

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ˈdʒɜr nl ɪstjour·nal·ist

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. journalistnoun

    a writer for newspapers and magazines

  2. diarist, diary keeper, journalistnoun

    someone who keeps a diary or journal

GCIDE

  1. Journalistnoun

    One whose occupation is to write for any of the public news media, such as newspapers, magazines, radio, television, or internet; also, an editorial or other professional writer for a periodical.

    Etymology: [Cf. F. journaliste.]

Wiktionary

  1. journalistnoun

    The keeper of a person journal, who writes in it regularly

  2. journalistnoun

    One whose occupation or is journalism, originally only writing in the printed press.

  3. journalistnoun

    A reporter, who professionally does living reporting on news and current events.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Journalistnoun

    one who keeps a journal or diary

    Etymology: [Cf. F. journaliste.]

  2. Journalistnoun

    the conductor of a public journal, or one whose business it to write for a public journal; an editorial or other professional writer for a periodical

    Etymology: [Cf. F. journaliste.]

Freebase

  1. Journalist

    A journalist collects, writes, and distributes news and other information. A journalist's work is referred to as journalism.

The Roycroft Dictionary

  1. journalist

    A newspaperman out of a job.

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  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'journalist' in Nouns Frequency: #1326

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of journalist in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of journalist in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of journalist in a Sentence

  1. Bob Menendez:

    Stand up for the proposition that we won't let any allies, just because they're an ally, kill, with impunity, a journalist — something that we cherish under our Constitution and the Bill of Rights and the freedom of expression under the First Amendment. And stand up for the proposition that we won't let our bombs fall upon innocent civilians and have the moral responsibility which will be a blemish on our history for years to come.

  2. Arthur Miller:

    A playwright is the litmus paper of the arts. He's got to be, because if he isn't working on the same wave length as the audience, no one would know what in hell he was talking about. He is a kind of psychic journalist, even when he's great.

  3. Bruce Riedel:

    He probably focused on how badly Saudi Arabia felt because Saudi Arabia is the last thing he heard in the conversation, and The President is aware that because of the Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi incident everything that the US does with Saudi Arabia is under the microscope.

  4. Veryan Khan:

    The cartoon image is a clear rendering of the Islamic State’s execution by Jihad John of journalist James Foley in 2014 - even down to the gun strap Jihadi John wore, which is recreated in the image of the US flag.

  5. Dan Jenkins:

    I've never considered myself a novelist even though I've written a number of books and happily made some money, i've always considered myself a journalist first or a sports writer first and always will. That's the business I've loved. It's the only thing I ever wanted to do.

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