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A Columnist is a journalist who produces a specific form of writing for publication called a "column." Columns appear in newspapers, magazines and the Internet. Some Internet columns are called blogs or Weblogs.

What differentiates a column from other forms of journalism is that it meets each of the following criteria:

  • It is a regular feature in a publication
  • It is personality-driven by the author
  • It contains an opinion or point of view

Types of columns

Columnists of note

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