Which of these sentences are correct:
1-"The journalists after World War II were not the same as the journalists today."
2-"Journalists after World War II were not the same as journalists today."
3-"Journalists before World War II were not the same as journalists after World War II."
4-"John three years ago was not the same as John today."
Originally Posted by navi tasan
1. You don't "the" in either case. Just write "journalists".
Number 4 is ok. The word order is not exactly common, though it is possible. I'd say a context would have to justify it in some way.
A more typical way of writing number 4 would be: Three years ago John was not the same as he is today.