Commentator

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Commentator

 

a person who writes or delivers commentaries on a specific subject area (such as political news or sports) for a newspaper or journal or on television or radio. On an editorial staff the position of commentator is usually held by a professional journalist who is a specialist in the given field; the functions of a commentator are also carried out by reviewers. Part-time specialists in a given field (such as agriculture or art) are often drawn upon as commentators.

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Ognyan Minchev is associate professor of Political Science at Bulgaria's Sofia University and one of the respected comentators of Bulgarian political life at home and abroad.
It compiles and describes the lexicon used by a group of sports Costa Rican comentators.
Baldwin provides explanations for these references which have largely been accepted by later comentators.
It was first of all argued by some comentators that the practice of duelling reinforced a code of honour which was its indispensable-to the maintenance of a fit body of fighting men for the military.