Definitions

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  • noun derogatory A lazy journalist who produces articles based on press releases.

Etymologies

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Blend of churn and journalist

Examples

  • RE: How a scientific/legal mind could turn into a sensational "churnalist"!

    Why BCA v Singh Matters To Me

  • Simply say clearly to the churnalist, preferably down the lens after asking the camera operator if he/she is rolling;

    Cheeseburger Gothic » To do today.

  • If you're expected to produce 30 pages of news a week with two people (reporter and sub), you do not have the time to investigate properly and become a churnalist.

    Adrian Monck

  • Hopefully something more prosaic is at work, an ambitious commissioner who's found an "edgy" new angle, or a lazy "churnalist" who's got enough usable quotes from the BNP and can't be bothered consulting anti-Nazis for balance.

    Complex System Of Pipes

  • Hopefully something more prosaic is at work, an ambitious commissioner who's found an "edgy" new angle, or a lazy "churnalist" who's got enough usable quotes from the BNP and can't be bothered consulting anti-Nazis for balance.

    Complex System Of Pipes

  • Hopefully something more prosaic is at work, an ambitious commissioner who's found an "edgy" new angle, or a lazy "churnalist" who's got enough usable quotes from the BNP and can't be bothered consulting anti-Nazis for balance.

    Complex System Of Pipes

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