photojournalism

noun pho·to·jour·nal·ism \ ˌfō-tō-ˈjər-nə-ˌli-zəm \
Updated on: 6 Nov 2017

Definition of photojournalism

: journalism in which written copy is subordinate to pictorial usually photographic presentation of news stories or in which a high proportion of pictorial presentation is used; broadly : news photography

photojournalist

play \ˌfō-tō-ˈjər-nə-list\ noun

photojournalistic

play \ˌfō-tō-ˌjər-nə-ˈli-stik\ adjective

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First Known Use of photojournalism

1938


PHOTOJOURNALISM Defined for English Language Learners

photojournalism

noun

Definition of photojournalism for English Language Learners

  • : the job or activity of using photographs to report news stories in magazines or newspapers


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