Advocacy journalism



journalism that promotes a cause or expresses a subjective viewpoint.
Contemporary Examples

He finally decided that the advocacy journalism is what he wanted to do.
What Happened With Lou Dobbs Lloyd Grove, Rebecca Dana November 11, 2009

Markay noted how Breitbart played an important role helping in “sorting out how advocacy journalism works in practice.”
At Bars Nationwide, Conservatives Raise a Glass to Andrew Breitbart Ben Jacobs, Laura Isensee March 1, 2013

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