from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Subjective journalism that uses some of the techniques or license of fiction.
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I think that was an example of what -- I read this morning a blog by Mitch Radcliff, who argues there is a formation of paramedia, or I'd call us parajournalism.
It might be called 'parajournalism,' from the Greek para, 'beside' or 'against': something similar in form but different in function.