Journalism is the production and distribution of reports on current or past events. The word journalism
applies to the occupation, as well as citizen journalists who gather and publish information. Journalistic media include print, television, radio, Internet, and, in the past, newsreels. Each journalistic form and style uses different techniques and writes for different purposes and audiences. There are five principal types of journalism: investigative, news, reviews, columns and feature writing. Journalism, the collection, preparation, and distribution of news and related commentary and feature materials through such print and electronic media
as newspapers, magazines, books, blogs, webcasts, podcasts, social networking and social media
sites, and e-mail as well as through radio, motion pictures, and television. The word journalism was originally applied to the reportage of current events in printed form, specifically newspapers, but with the advent of radio, television, and the Internet in the 20th century the use of the term broadened to include all printed and electronic communication dealing with current affairs.
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