infotainment

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in·fo·tain·ment

 (ĭn′fə-tān′mənt)
n.
Media programming featuring celebrities and presented using journalistic techniques such as interviews, commentaries, and reviews.


in′fo·tain′ v.

infotainment

(ˌɪnfəʊˈteɪnmənt)
n
(Telecommunications) (in television) the practice of presenting serious or instructive subjects in a style designed primarily to be entertaining
[C20: from info + (enter)tainment]

in•fo•tain•ment

(ˌɪn foʊˈteɪn mənt)

n.
broadcasting or publishing that strives to treat factual matter in an entertaining way, often by dramatically reenacting or fictionalizing real events.
[1980–85]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.infotainment - a film or TV program presenting the facts about a person or eventinfotainment - a film or TV program presenting the facts about a person or event
motion picture, motion-picture show, movie, moving picture, moving-picture show, pic, film, picture show, flick, picture - a form of entertainment that enacts a story by sound and a sequence of images giving the illusion of continuous movement; "they went to a movie every Saturday night"; "the film was shot on location"
Translations
szórakoztató és ismeretterjesztõ mûsor

infotainment

[ˌɪnfəʊˈteɪnmənt] N (Brit) (TV) infotainment programmemagazine m informativo

infotainment

[ˌɪnfəʊˈteɪnmənt] ninfodivertissement m

infotainment

n (Brit TV) → Infotainment nt
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Lee is obviously a clown, a shuck-and-jive infotainer who seems as surprised as anyone to learn his advice was ever taken seriously.
However, being under pressure from the corporate world, the media increasingly portrays itself as it were news industry, and acts as an infotainer.
Al Franken said at the White House Correspondents' Dinner back in April 1994: "Most of us here in the media are what I consider infotainers.