portmanteau words

churnalism – “stories glued together from pre-fab packages.”  (Apparently, it’s also now an app for detecting same.)

via PBS MediaShift and The Atlantic

Not to be confused with its evil cousin, the “charticle,” which is a feature story eviscerated of words and stuffed with kapok of brightly colored charts and graphics. The devil’s spawn of the charticle is the stand-alone infographic.

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