from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun Journalism that exploits, distorts, or exaggerates the news to create sensations and attract readers.
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- noun idiomatic
Journalismwhich is sensationalisticand of questionable accuracyand taste.
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- noun sensationalist journalism
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
[From the use of yellow ink in printing “Yellow Kid,” a cartoon strip in the New York World, a newspaper noted for sensationalism.]
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