Journalist
Journalist Jour"nal*ist, n. [Cf. F. journaliste.] 1. One who keeps a journal or diary; a diarist. [Obs.] --Mickle. [1913 Webster]

2. 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. [1913 Webster +PJC]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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