- noting or relating to journalistic content or a genre of journalism characterized by stories or essays that are several thousand words long, typically combining factual reporting with a narrative and empathetic style: A long-form article can illuminate and humanize your subject.
- noting or relating to other types of print or visual media content characterized by in-depth, lengthy narratives: a long-form TV drama whose story unfolds over ten episodes; long-form comics and graphic novels.
- journalistic or other media content so characterized: I've started writing more long-form on my blog.
Origin of long-form
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Examples from the Web for long-form
When I want to think deeply, I write out my thoughts as long-form narratives or do mind mapping on my computer.Wired Executives Find that Disconnecting Can Help Spur Creativity
October 19, 2013
I was actually telling a story, and line by line when you put it all together it forms a long-form narrative of the trip.Digital Nomad Andrew Evans’s Six Top Travel Tips
March 7, 2013
Before he became a politician, Obama was a long-form writer.Obama’s Debate Performance: How Twitter Has Done Us Wrong
October 10, 2012
Trump may have been “very proud of myself,” as he put it, when the president released his long-form birth certificate.The Trump Backlash Begins
May 6, 2011