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parajournalism

[ par-uh-jur-nl-iz-uhm ]
/ ˌpær əˈdʒɜr nlˌɪz əm /
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noun
news reportage that strongly reflects the point of view of the writer or editor or that uses techniques not practiced in conventional journalism.
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Origin of parajournalism

An Americanism dating back to 1960–65; para-1 + journalism

OTHER WORDS FROM parajournalism

par·a·jour·nal·ist, nounpar·a·jour·nal·is·tic, adjective
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