journalism
noun Date: 1828 1. a. the collection and editing of news for presentation through the media b. the public press c. an academic study concerned with the collection and editing of news or the management of a news medium 2. a. writing designed for publication in a newspaper or magazine b. writing characterized by a direct presentation of facts or description of events without an attempt at interpretation c. writing designed to appeal to current popular taste or public interest

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