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photojournalism

[foh-toh-jur-nl-iz-uh m] /ˌfoʊ toʊˈdʒɜr nlˌɪz əm/
noun
1.
journalism in which photography dominates written copy, as in certain magazines.
2.
news photography, whether or not for primarily pictorial media, publications, or stories.
Origin
1940-1945
1940-45; photo- + journalism
Related forms
photojournalist, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for photo journalism

photojournalism

/ˌfəʊtəʊˈdʒɜːnəˌlɪzəm/
noun
1.
journalism in which photographs are the predominant feature
Derived Forms
photojournalist, noun
photojournalistic, adjective
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Word Origin and History for photo journalism

photojournalism

n.

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

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