Word list: Journalism 1

Journalism 1

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Media - Journalism 1

Undoubtedly, the media plays an important role in our everyday life. Here, you will find the vocabulary related to media and broadcasting.

Media
advice column
advice columnnoun

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

A-list
A-listadjective

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

article
articlenoun

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

backstory
backstorynoun

the things that led to the events in a news story

to blaze
to blazeverb

to announce something, usually news, in a noticeable manner

B-list
B-listadjective

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
canardnoun

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

to carry
to carryverb

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

censorship
censorshipnoun

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

checkbook journalism
checkbook journalismnoun

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

city desk
city desknoun

a department in a newspaper office that works on local news

to contribute
to contributeverb

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

to cover
to coververb

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

coverage
coveragenoun

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

current events
current eventsnoun

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

dispatch
dispatchnoun

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

editorial
editorialnoun

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

editorial
editorialadjective

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

to editorialize
to editorializeverb

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

to embed
to embedverb

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

exclusive
exclusivenoun

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

fake news
fake newsnoun

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

feature
featurenoun

a special or prominent article in a newspaper or magazine

gossip column
gossip columnnoun

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

gossip columnist
gossip columnistnoun

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

hit piece
hit piecenoun

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

horoscope
horoscopenoun

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
human interestnoun

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

interview
interviewnoun

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

item
itemnoun

a single story, report, etc. in the media

journalism
journalismnoun

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

leading article
leading articlenoun

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
lead storynoun

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

listing
listingnoun

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