Definitions

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  • n. Someone who is not a journalist

Etymologies

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non- +‎ journalist

Examples

  • In 2011, when history happens, it is more often than not a nonjournalist with a pocket camera, a blog or a Twitter account who files the initial dispatch.

    Seeing 9/11 Through a Digital Prism

  • Let's not forget the Bush White House nonjournalist plant who used to ask softball questions when he wasn't posting on gay adult Web sites.

    Share your thoughts on Obama's presser

  • Glocer, 52, broke with Reuters tradition when he took over in 2001 as the British company's first American and first nonjournalist chief executive.

    Reuters: Top News

  • In that corner is a glib British talk show host, selected by members of the Nixon camp who sense that a softball interview with this lightweight nonjournalist might sufficiently rehabilitate Nixon so he can return to public life.

    GreenCine Daily

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