television or radio programs that treat factual material in an entertaining manner, as by including dramatic elements.
factual material that is both informative and entertaining.
- informing gun,
- infra dig,
- infra dig.,
Origin of infotainment
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019
Examples from the Web for infotainment
As a result, in the U.S., public opinion suffers from what we call “infotainment.”Van Dyke Parks on How Songwriters Are Getting Screwed in the Digital Age|Van Dyke Parks|June 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The media mogul is thus one of the pioneers of the concept of “infotainment.”News Corp. Split Could Mean No More Murdoch Dynasty|Peter Jukes|June 29, 2012|DAILY BEAST
(in television) the practice of presenting serious or instructive subjects in a style designed primarily to be entertaining
Word Origin for infotainment
C20: from info + (enter) tainment
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper