reportage

[ri-pawr-tij, -pohr-, rep-awr-tahzh, -er-]
noun
1.
the act or technique of reporting news.
2.
reported news collectively: reportage on the war.
3.
a written account of an act, event, history, etc., based on direct observation or on thorough research and documentation.

Origin:
1605–15; < French; see report, -age

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reportage (rɪˈpɔːtɪdʒ, ˌrəpɔːˈtɑːʒ)
 
n
1.  the act or process of reporting news or other events of general interest
2.  a journalist's style of reporting
3.  a technique of documentary film or photo journalism that tells a story entirely through pictures

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reportage
"the describing of events," 1891; see report.
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Example sentences
Gradually, his interests evolved to include photographic reportage that
  addressed news as well as geopolitical and social issues.
The reportage of events often bears little resemblance to their actual
  objective importance.
If this story is true, no facts as reported herein are contrary, why is this
  not straight reportage.
Civic action has changed, and so has the accompanying reportage.
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