A journalist is a person who collects, writes, or distributes news or other current information. A journalist's work is called journalism. A journalist can work with general issues or specialize in certain issues, however, most journalists tend to specialize, and by cooperating with other journalists produce journals that span many topics. For example, a sports journalist covers news within the world of sports, but this journalist may be a part of a newspaper that covers many different topics.
A reporter is a type of journalist who researches, writes, and reports on information to present in sources, conduct interviews, engage in research, and make reports. The information-gathering part of a journalist's job is sometimes called reporting, in contrast to the production part of the job such as writing articles. Reporters may split their time between working in a newsroom and going out to witness events or interview people. Reporters may be assigned a specific beat or area of coverage.
Ranjini Menon (Sithara), a gold medal winner in journalism arrives back in Kochi from Delhi. She starts living with her brother advocate Venu Menon(Saikumar)'s family and joins Malayalam news paper Kerala Today as an investigative journalist. She meets sub-editor Unnikrishnan (Jagadeesh), a shy young man. Unnikrishnan immediately falls for Ranjini but fails to reveal his feelings. Ranjini also meets Managing Director of the newspaper, Vishwanathan (Siddique) who is a widower. Ranjini becomes close with Vishwanathan's family, particular with his daughter. This prompts Vishwanathan to consider proposing to Ranjini.
As an investigative journalist, Ranjini publishes articles against the proposed chemical factory. This angers the factory owner business man Sharmaji (Narendraprasad). One night Sharmaji's hinge men tries to capture Ranjini in the street, but she is saved by an I.P.S officer Jayachandran(Jayaram) who has been suspended from service. It turns out that Sharamaji was earlier arrested by Jayachandran for smuggling spirit; but Jayachandran's superior officer (K. P. A. C. Sunny) and minister (T. P. Madhavan) conspired against him with Jayachandran suspended from service and Sharmaji released. Ranjini, along with Unnikrishnan and Jayachandran sets out on an investigative mission on Sharmaji. Jayachandran also develops feelings for Ranjini.
Rafiek George (better known by his stage name Journalist) is an underground hip hop rapper from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. He gives much of the credit for his success to his mother who worked hard to raise 5 other family members. After graduating he went out to get a recording contract. Supporting himself as a public speaker, youth counselor, and taking parts in talent shows, Journalist eventually earned himself his first paycheck after triumphing in a talent search held at New Jersey's Stardust ballroom two years after graduating.
In 1999 Journalist auditioned for a Universal Records contract with Julius Erving, Jr. as his manager. Later disambanding the record label after no success. Journalist has made appearances with Canibus on the album 2000 B.C., in the songs "Life Liquid", and "Die slow", and releasing various mixtapes, Before eventually releasing his debut album "Scribes of Life" on the Motown record label in 2002. Scribes of Life includes guest appearances such as Backbone, Floetry, M.O.P, and Sleepy Brown with production from DJ Jazzy Jeff, and others.