reportage


reportage
reportage
pronounced rep-aw-tahzh in a semi-French way, now usually means ‘the reporting of events for the press or broadcasting’:

• As a journalist, as well as a novelist, Dickens made Nicholas Nickleby into an example of reportage disguised as fiction —Yorkshire Post, 2007.

Its older meanings ‘repute’ and ‘gossip’ have fallen out of use.

Modern English usage. 2014.