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[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.
Origin of photojournalism
1940-45; photo- + journalism
Related forms
photojournalist, noun Unabridged
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  • Experience with or knowledge of multimedia and television production, photojournalism and graphic design.
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  • Even the definition of photojournalism is still subject to debate.
  • When the war started, photojournalism did show its power to sway public opinion.
British Dictionary definitions for photojournalism


journalism in which photographs are the predominant feature
Derived Forms
photojournalist, noun
photojournalistic, adjective
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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Word Origin and History for photojournalism

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

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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