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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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Summary: Many social commentators feel that the government should first ban child marriages
A PR Newswire release says that Stein, a lawyer, economist, former presidential speechwriter, author, and social commentator, was "stunned" when he investigated the debate surrounding Intelligent Design Theory and Darwinism.
Somehow Russell manages to be a scientist, historian, social commentator, and political scientist in a sensitive, non-preachy, but motivating way.
Moderator: Nick Chiles, author, journalist and social commentator.
Inquired social commentator, Clement Freud: "Do we need new technology?
Redeeming Features by media and social commentator, Denis Beckett, is a personal and often agonizing look at the schizophrenia so many of us suffer from--being deeply critical of the damage caused to black and white by politically correct 'transformation' and 'affirmative action', and then breaking one's heart over the sheer generosity and humanity that South Africans show one another.
The greatest tragedy was the loss at such a young age of a brilliant comic and social commentator who, had he lived, would no doubt have much to say about current affairs.
Each segment of that program, originally broadcast on the Bravo cable network but eagerly snapped up by NBC, features (in the words of social commentator Steve Sailer) "five witty gay men [who] refine .
This sits ill with Lord Taylor's perceptions of himself as an honest political and social commentator.
You would have to be ``interesting'' to want to appear on this latest take on the humiliation TV genre, where social commentator and writer for Tatler magazine, Victoria Mather, and etiquette expert Meredith EtheringtonSmith, rip apart peoples' attempts at civilised dining.
One eminent social commentator offered the following analysis: "Christians and all others will in the end be better able to maintain their beliefs in freedom if the political world holds no religious views, ignores religious events and politely declines to embrace religious leaders -- even by the limited endorsement of invitations to public events.
He is truly an original--both as social commentator and painter.