[foh-toh-jur-nl-iz-uh m]


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

Origin of photojournalism

First recorded in 1940–45; photo- + journalism
Related formspho·to·jour·nal·ist, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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journalism in which photographs are the predominant feature
Derived Formsphotojournalist, nounphotojournalistic, adjective
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Word Origin and History for photojournalism

1944, from photo- + journalism. Related: Photojournalist.

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