photojournalism
noun Date: 1938 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 nounphotojournalistic adjective

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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