Critics write reviews of literary, musical and artistic works, restaurants, movies, television programs and other themes for newspapers, journals, magazines, radio, television and other media. They evaluate theme, expression and technique. Critics make judgements based on their personal experience and knowledge.

Alternative label

  • architecture & design critic

  • game critic

  • theatre critic

  • cinema critic

  • blogger

  • reviewer

  • architecture critic

  • literary critic

  • television critic

  • music critic

  • art critic

  • theater critic

  • TV critic

  • film critic

  • food critic

Regulatory aspect

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Essential skills and competences

Essential Knowledge

Optional skills and competences

Optional Knowledge



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