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short form vs. long form

[ shawrt-fawrm ]
/ ˈʃɔrtˌfɔrm /

  1. noting or relating to journalistic content or a genre of journalism characterized by short articles.
  2. noting or relating to other types of print or visual media characterized by content that is short in length: short-form video clips.
[ lawng-fawrm, long‐ ]
/ ˈlɔŋˌfɔrm, ˈlɒŋ‐ /

  1. 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.
  2. 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.

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