1. journalist n. 新聞從業人員；記者
A good journalist knows the difference between facts and opinions.
2. issue n. 議題，問題 & vt. 發布；發行
The issue of sexual discrimination was widely discussed during the meeting.
＊sexual discrimination 性別歧視
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs issued several travel warnings after terrorist attacks happened in that country.
3. oppression n. 壓迫
衍: oppress vt. 壓迫，壓制
Every human being has the right to freedom from oppression.
The tyrant who oppressed his people was finally overthrown.
4. conservative n. 保守分子 & a. 保守的
Generally speaking, old people are more conservative.
5. appropriate a. 合適的，適當的
be appropriate for… 適合……
反: inappropriate a. 不適合的
Jeans are obviously not appropriate for formal occasions.
It was inappropriate for Fiona to go to the party while her mother was so ill.
6. address vt. 處理；探討（問題）
We will address the problems at the end-of-the-month meeting.
7. hatred n. 仇恨，恨意
Wars and hatred tore the small country apart.
8. controversial a. 爭議性的
衍: controversy n. 爭議，爭論
The issue of human cloning is still highly controversial.
There is a lot of controversy over the extraction of natural gas.
＊extraction n. 開採；抽取
9. acclaimed a. 受到讚揚的
衍: acclaim vt. 稱讚
Andrew’s latest album was an acclaimed masterpiece.
Professor Smith’s work has been acclaimed as the best of its genre.
10. coverage n. 新聞報導；覆蓋範圍
The newspaper gave the celebrity’s divorce sensational coverage.
This paper provides a comprehensive coverage of the subject we’re talking about.