A cross between entertainment and informational content is termed infotainment. This type of human interest and social news receives a large amount of criticism when compared to journalism. Much like soft news, it covers subjects that are not necessarily related to large serious events. Infotainment focuses on celebrities, various movie reviews, concerts in the area, and even sports. It helps boost publication ratings as it draws the attention of many viewers or readers, bringing a lighter take on the news.

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