yellow journalism

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n yellow journalism sensationalist journalism
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Usage

In literature:

Recreation: Reading yellow journals.
"Who Was Who: 5000 B. C. to Date" by Anonymous
They spread the Bible and the yellow journal with equal velocity.
"Lady Baltimore" by Owen Wister
Here the journals of yellow shade grub and fatten.
"The Doctor" by Ralph Connor
The charges, of course, were as wide of the mark as most of the ebullitions of the yellow journals.
"The Mirrors of Washington" by Anonymous
I am not a yellow journal.
"Grace Harlowe's Return to Overton Campus" by Jessie Graham Flower
No yellow journalism or other sensational means should be resorted to.
"A Mind That Found Itself" by Clifford Whittingham Beers
But you keep feeding him up on your yellow journal ideas.
"The Clarion" by Samuel Hopkins Adams
A yellow journal sensation is the best Gherst can make of it.
"Theft" by Jack London
A yellow journal of lies, idiocies, filth.
"Erik Dorn" by Ben Hecht
That's Carlie's yellow journalism.
"Carl and the Cotton Gin" by Sara Ware Bassett
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In news:

If so, you are practicing "yellow journalism".
The editors of USA Today's special report last week, "Toxic Air and America's Schools," should probably apologize for their wild-eyed, yellow journalism.
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In science:

In his paper on ―The spectra and colours of stars‖, published in this Journal in 1894 (104), he concluded there were probably two distinct classes of yellow stars, ―one being dull and near to us and the other bright and remote‖.
John Ellard Gore: of immensity and minuteness
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