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Date: 1900-2000
Origin: gonzo from Italian, 'stupid person'

gonzo journalism

noun
     
Related topics: Newspapers, Publishing
gon‧zo jour‧nal‧is‧m [uncountable] American English informal
TCN newspaper reporting that is concerned with shocking or exciting the reader and not with giving serious news
gonzo journalist noun [countable]

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