[ foh-toh-jur-nl-iz-uh m ]
/ ˌfoʊ toʊˈdʒɜr nlˌɪz əm /


journalism in which photography dominates written copy, as in certain magazines.
news photography, whether or not for primarily pictorial media, publications, or stories.


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Origin of photojournalism

First recorded in 1940–45; photo- + journalism

OTHER WORDS FROM photojournalism

pho·to·jour·nal·ist, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

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British Dictionary definitions for photojournalism

/ (ˌfəʊtəʊˈdʒɜːnəˌlɪzəm) /


journalism in which photographs are the predominant feature

Derived forms of photojournalism

photojournalist, nounphotojournalistic, adjective
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