Definitions for: Journalistic


[adj] of or relating to or having the characteristics of journalism; "journalistic writing"



Webster (1913) Definition: Jour"nal*is"tic, a.
Pertaining to journals or to journalists; contained in, or
characteristic of, the public journals; as journalistic
literature or enterprise.




Famous Quotes Containing Journalistic:


And Robert Lowell, of course - in his poems, we're not located in his actual life. We're located more in the externals, in the journalistic facts of his life.

-- Mark Strand (American Poet)

Withholding information that would get innocent people killed was the right thing to do, not a journalistic sin.

-- Eason Jordan (American Journalist)

Most centrist Democrats... try to distance themselves from controversies that recall the 1960s. There are journalistic centrists as well, who avoid hard truths for the sake of acceptance and legitimacy.

-- Tom Hayden (American Politician)

This is the first time in my 32 years in public broadcasting that PBS has ordered up programs for ideological instead of journalistic reasons.

-- Bill Moyers (American Journalist)

After working as a journalist I went to a writing program at Johns Hopkins. It was interesting because it was neither journalistic nor historical, but it emphasized writing style, and afterwards I was asked to write my first book.

-- Iris Chang (Chinese Historian)

See, I have no journalism in my background, so I wasn't practised at research or writing non-fiction, nor at handling the truth in a journalistic way. Journalists know when to call a halt and write something, but I kept on looking for answers.

-- John Sladek (American Author)

The sky is not burning, and to claim that it is amounts to journalistic malpractice... the press only promotes the global warming alarmists and ignores or minimizes those of us who are skeptical.

-- Mark L. Campbell (American Scientist)

Ah, the pleasure, the joy - a big news story that runs and runs, that is played down by some of our journalistic colleagues, saying 'it'll never happen', only to be confirmed by the Home Secretary.

-- Kamal Ahmed (American Comedian)

I don't think Capote loved Smith. But he did make a deep connection. It upset some people, because that had never been the approach to journalistic crime writing, to look into the mind of the killer.

-- Gerald Clarke (Zimbabwean Politician)

For decades, the journalistic norm had been that the private lives of public officials remained private unless that life impinged on public performance.

-- Roger Mudd (American Journalist)

A journalistic purpose could be someone with a Xerox machine in a basement.

-- Antonin Scalia (American Judge)

Hunter and I never got proper journalistic accreditation to go anywhere. Nobody was giving us passes to go in here or there. We always had to somehow talk our way in.

-- Ralph Steadman (British Cartoonist)

The journalistic vision sharpens to the point of maximum impact every event, every individual and social configuration; but the honing is uniform.

-- George Steiner (American Critic)

Fidelity to the subject's thought and to his characteristic way of expressing himself is the sine qua non of journalistic quotation.

-- Janet Malcolm (American Writer)

Indeed in the full flush of journalistic passion and conviction I once told an interviewer that of course I would never get married. And I most definitely would never have children.

-- Christiane Amanpour (English Journalist)

Chicago is a sort of journalistic Yellowstone Park, offering haven to a last herd of fantastic bravos.

-- Ben Hecht (American Mathematician)

In journalistic terms, syndication is equivalent to ascending to heaven on a pillar of cloud.

-- John Skow ( -)


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