Definition of house journal in English:

house journal


  • 1A publication produced by a particular firm, institution, or society and dealing mainly with its own activities.

    ‘he was also responsible for founding and editing the institute's house journal’
    • ‘He contributed suitably modernist articles to house journals.’
    • ‘Fans the magazine Parking News, house journal of the British Parking Association, will be thrilled to learn the March issue is out.’
    • ‘He joined J. Sainsbury & Co. to edit their house journal.’
    • ‘She was one of the National Vigilance Association's earliest supporters, editing its house journal, the Vigilance Record.’
    • ‘Their latest paper is published in the house journal of the Miami Children's Hospital.’
    • ‘The club produces a house journal and now has a web presence.’
    • ‘By the early 1930s, it performed the role of an innocuous house journal reporting wage movements, social activities, obituaries, and precious little else.’
    • ‘He was intent on attacking the British Film Institute and its house journal, Sight and Sound.’
    • ‘In the house journal of the Royal Society of Chemistry, a researcher reported that an accident had occurred in which the lid of a steel drum, used for disposal of laboratory solvents, had been blown off, apparently due to an increase in internal pressure.’
    • ‘An initial project by tax officers in Norfolk found widespread evasion, with an average tax take of £19,000 per visit, according to an article in the HMRC's house journal.’
    1. 1.1 A publication preferred by a particular group of people.
      ‘the house journal for Middle England’
      • ‘More than just a magazine, The Face became the house journal for the post-punk generation.’
      • ‘The other day, in the house journal of the British left, he wrote: "The war was a reckless, provocative, dangerous, lawless piece of unilateral arrogance."’
      • ‘The house journal of techies turns its attention to the latest hype.’
      • ‘In an interview with Good Housekeeping, the house journal of the suburban middle classes, he claimed that young workers today needed to be able to "knock out seven 18-hour days in a row".’
      • ‘The editor of Labour's traditional house journal is keen to offer some advice.’
      • ‘It used to be a Blairite house journal but is now more leftish than he is.’
      • ‘He was spitting vitriol in house journal of the doolally.’
      • ‘They normally treat The Guardian as their house journal and guiding star.’
      • ‘He plans to write to the news broadcaster, slamming it for "becoming the house journal for the BNP".’
      • ‘Their views boom out of the current issue of the house journal of the radical bourgeoisie.’