Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Of or pertaining to a reporter or reporters.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Of or pertaining to a reporter or reporters.

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  • adjective Of, pertaining to or characteristic of a reporter

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Examples

  • Under these circumstances, asking about Mr. Abramoff’s White House meetings is no mere exercise in reportorial curiosity but a legitimate inquiry about what an admitted felon might have been seeking at the highest levels of government.

    mjh's blog — 2006 — January

  • She calls herself a "reportorial" artist and says she was drawn as a witness to the former World Trade Center site.

    An Artist at Ground Zero

  • She calls herself a "reportorial" artist and says she was drawn as a witness to the former World Trade Center site.

    An Artist at Ground Zero

  • She calls herself a "reportorial" artist and says she was drawn as a witness to the former World Trade Center site.

    An Artist at Ground Zero

  • There's always going to be an audience for that kind of reportorial enterprise even as we undergo the angst of figuring out how our stories will be conveyed.

    ScrippsNews - current events, culture, commentary, community

  • These vignettes are reportorial rather than analytical, as their primary purpose is to describe what goes on inside many different types of congregations.

    American Grace

  • Correspondents are usually the first to race to any disaster site or combat zone, but fear of bodily harm by an invisible culprit seems to have restrained typical reportorial instincts.

    VOA Correspondent Reaches Crippled Fukushima-1 Nuclear Plant

  • Correspondents are usually the first to race to any disaster site or combat zone, but fear of bodily harm by an invisible culprit seems to have restrained typical reportorial instincts.

    VOA Correspondent Reaches Crippled Fukushima-1 Nuclear Plant

  • Paul's work will dovetail nicely with our "Dispatches: The Changing American Dream" series -- a visual and reportorial mosaic, assembled from narrative snapshots Patch reporters take each day in their communities as Americans contend with the ups and downs of life in the midst of The Great Recession.

    Arianna Huffington: Fresh Eyes on America: Announcing "Patch: The Road Trip"

  • Indeed, the need in the business community for good and accurate information about the world situation is one of the reasons that, for all of the frequent odiousness of their editorial lines, papers like The Financial Times, the Economist, and the Wall Street Journal have very, very good reportorial divisions.

    Matthew Yglesias » Rove: Economy Will Get Better Soon

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  • "Later, in works such as Cosmopolis: The Hidden Agenda of Modernity (Free Press, 1990), Human Understanding: The Collective Use and Evolution of Concepts (Princeton University Press, 1972), and Return to Reason (Harvard University Press, 2001), Toulmin staked out an intrepid, reportorial approach to the history of philosophy, insisting on an evolutionary (rather than revolutionary) picture of how concepts and paradigms change, an end to the "delusion that human nature and society could be fitted into precise and manageable rational categories," and rich empirical investigation into how yanking the "rational" away from the "reasonable" helped Descartes's foundationalist model of philosophy arise as one that controlled the practice for centuries."

    February 1, 2010