edutainment

A hybrid genre (education+entertainment), where forms of entertainment are related to educational goals. Namely various forms of entertainment that also educate. Sometimes used pejoratively in the context of dumbing down.

Chandler, Daniel–Munday, Rod (2011): A Dictionary of Media and Communication. Oxford University Press. Oxford. 117-118. p. See the Online Edition

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