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sensationalization

Definitions

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  • noun The act or process of sensationalizing.

Etymologies

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sensational +‎ -ization

Examples

  • However, rather than just being there for the sake of titillation or sensationalization -- as they often are in many movies -- each of these themes tells a tale about the often-unspoken realities of life in the city of the Kinshasha where the movie is set.

    Lola Adesioye: Viva African Film!

  • If you can't understand the nuance of saying that the public option is "not the essential element" and believe the media hype that she was indicating it had been taken off the table, then you are truly truly a child of America's culture of sensationalization.

    Sebelius reiterates support for public health option

  • However, rather than just being there for the sake of titillation or sensationalization -- as they often are in many movies -- each of these themes tells a tale about the often-unspoken realities of life in the city of the Kinshasha where the movie is set.

    Lola Adesioye: Viva African Film!

  • Ah yes, the imaginary legal grey area in which dwells the imaginary violation of the imaginary libel law that would kick in when the imaginary naive reader who can't parse out the meaning of the quote-marks comes along, and whose case is made on the basis of the imaginary reputation for sensationalization.

    Making Light: Open thread 135

  • The sensationalization of crimes by people of color -- while the crimes of the well-to-do go far less reported -- contributes to an air of demonization.

    Randall Amster: As Goes Arizona, Whither Goes the Nation?

  • The sensationalization of crimes by people of color -- while the crimes of the well-to-do go far less reported -- contributes to an air of demonization.

    Randall Amster: As Goes Arizona, Whither Goes the Nation?

  • The sensationalization of crimes by people of color -- while the crimes of the well-to-do go far less reported -- contributes to an air of demonization.

    Randall Amster: As Goes Arizona, Whither Goes the Nation?

  • The species 'propensity toward sensationalization of inherent weakness is a modern hallmark of its boorish pedigree, an indication that it has slithered only inches from the primordial slime in which it once gestated.

    Steven Weber: Saving Grace

  • Referencing a story from The Independent that was vague on details and called them "mass" suicides, undoubtedly, I participated in the sensationalization of this story.

    Mallika Chopra: The Tragedy of Farmers Suicides in India

  • What is the appropriate response to the media's sensationalization and amplification of the weaknesses of certain priests?

    Archive 2009-05-10

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