Who is a Journalist?

A journalist is someone who investigates, collects and presents information as a news story. News stories can be presented through newspapers, magazines, radio, television and the internet.

Pop Quiz!

Below are some news stories from the New York Times. Swipe the news card left if the story is an opinion article. Swipe right for news.

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When is it News or Opinion?

Journalism is writing that tells people what happens. Sometimes, this writing comes out as a well-supported personal point-of-view or opinion.

Opinion Journalism Examples


Unsigned articles that express a publication's opinion.


Signed articles that express the writer's reporting and his conclusions.


Such as concert, restaurant or movie reviews.


Many editorial cartoons offer opinionated political commentary in the form of satire or jokes.

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