The publicist is an author , journalist , writer or scientist who participates in the formation of public opinion on current topics with his own contributions ( publications ) - for example analyzes, essays, books, interviews, columns , comments, speeches, reviews or appeals . The publicist can also compile contributions from other authors on a specific topic (or project) and publish this collection under one title. A employed journalist is considered a publicist if his theses , views or demands appear prominently not only for the medium or the media of his employer, but also in other media .
“Die Publicisten” is the name of the waltz op. 321 that Johann Strauss wrote in Vienna in 1868.
In the English-speaking world, publicist means a person's media supervisor, less often that of a project or company.
- "German Universal Dictionary", Dudenverlag, 2000
- Job description publicist