English vocabulary Journalism 1

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advice column

noun
a section in a newspaper or a magazine in which advice is given to readers about their problems

A-list

adjective
used to describe the people who are on a list of the most prominent individuals in a society, or a business

article

noun
a piece of writing about a particular subject on a website, in a newspaper, magazine, or other publication

backstory

noun
the things that led to the events in a news story

to blaze

verb
to announce something, usually news, in a noticeable manner

B-list

adjective
used to indicate a list of individuals who are prominent figures in their profession, but not quite famous as people in the a-list

canard

noun
a baseless and made-up news or story created to mislead people

to carry

verb
(of a television or a radio network or a newspaper) to broadcast or publish something, or to include specific information in a report

censorship

noun
the system or activity of removing or prohibiting any part of a movie, book, etc.

checkbook journalism

noun
the act of paying someone for information or to arrange an interview, done by journalists or newspapers

city desk

noun
a department in a newspaper office that works on local news

to contribute

verb
to write stories, articles, etc. for a newspaper or magazine

to cover

verb
to describe the details of an event in a news report on television, radio or in a newspaper

coverage

noun
the reporting of a a specific topic or event in the media

current events

noun
significant events of political, or social nature that are happening now

dispatch

noun
a newspaper report, usually sent from another town or a foreign country, often on a military-related matter

editorial

noun
a newspaper article expressing the views of the editor on a particular subject

editorial

adjective
related to an article on a newspaper or magazine that gives the opinions of the editors

to editorialize

verb
to state your opinions in a news report, and not just the facts

to embed

verb
to cover the news of armed conflicts by attaching to a military unit

exclusive

noun
a news story that has not been reported or published by any other news organization or agency

fake news

noun
news reports that are false, intended as a joke or to affect political views

feature

noun
a special or prominent article in a newspaper or magazine

gossip column

noun
a segment in a newspaper assigned to stories about the lives of the celebrities

gossip columnist

noun
a person who writes stories about the personal lives of celebrities in a newspaper

hit piece

noun
a report, article, etc. that aims to bring down someone or something by presenting false information that look real

horoscope

noun
a forecast of an individual's future based on their zodiac sign or date of birth, especially as published in a newspaper or magazine

human interest

noun
the aspect of a story in the media that the audience can relate to because it describes people's lived experiences, feelings, etc.

interview

noun
a formal conversation in which a journalist asks someone questions about a particular subject to be reported in the media

item

noun
a single story, report, etc. in the media

journalism

noun
the profession of collecting and editing pieces of news and articles to be published in newspapers, magazines, etc., or being broadcast

leading article

noun
a newspaper article expressing the views of the editor on a particular subject; in the US also a comment on radio or television carrying the stance of the agency

lead story

noun
the most significant piece of news that is placed first in a newspaper or a news program

listing

noun
a list published in a magazine or a newspaper containing the order of television programs, movies, etc. that are being shown

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