journalism containing the writer's personal opinions and reactions and often fictional asides as added color.
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Origin of New Journalism
First recorded in 1965–70
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a style of journalism originating in the US in the 1960s, which uses techniques borrowed from fiction to portray a situation or event as vividly as possible
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