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photojournalism

[foh-toh-jur-nl-iz-uh m]
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noun
  1. journalism in which photography dominates written copy, as in certain magazines.
  2. news photography, whether or not for primarily pictorial media, publications, or stories.

Origin of photojournalism

First recorded in 1940–45; photo- + journalism
Related formspho·to·jour·nal·ist, noun
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photojournalism

noun
  1. journalism in which photographs are the predominant feature
Derived Formsphotojournalist, nounphotojournalistic, adjective
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Word Origin and History for photojournalism

n.

1944, from photo- + journalism. Related: Photojournalist.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

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