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yellow press

Journalism with the primary aim of sparking reader interest—reporting the facts are secondary. I can't believe you read those tabloids—they're just yellow press stuffed with ads.
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(10) By December of 1897, despite the Reconcentrado Orders and with assistance from the Yellow Press and private donations from a sympathetic U.S.
Rea demonstrated that the Yellow Press grossly exaggerated the number of rebels, invented battles from thin air, knew little of Cuban geography, and eventually claimed the insurgents had captured more towns than existed.
As long as no rational person dares utter it people will go on imagining it means stoning us all to death, and the yellow press will have won.
As a journalist and fiction writer, Gilman sought to expose patriarchal ideology and to create a female reading community that stood in staunch opposition to what she considered to be the menacing effects of the yellow press. From the first lines of her publication, it is clear that Gilman's founding of the Forerunner was an attempt to cultivate intellectual journalism at a moment when sensational newspapers and tabloids dominated the print marketplace.
So I thought of Private Eye.' Other suggestions had included Bent (Bruce Page), The Bladder (Ingrams), The British Letter and Tumbril Another title, The Flesh's Weekly (punning on the phrase 'the flesh is weak'), appeared as a subtitle on the masthead of the fourth issue and the influence of Peter Usborne's own suggestion of The Yellow Press is evident in the fact that the first three issues were printed on yellow/orange paper.
Not only the sensationalistic yellow press purveyed these stories.
Today, in the Western countries, in most of our countries, the press is relatively independent, but the factor that is most difficult to control is the yellow press, the sensationalist press.
From the Yellow Press correspondents who prepared for the Spanish-American war by inventing atrocities in Cuba to Geraldo Rivera reporting live from the "hallowed ground" of a supposed "friendly fire" incident in Afghanistan that the Pentagon has no record of, U.S.
Hearst papers were nicknamed the yellow press by his enemies, not that he cared.
Because my experience has been that the yellow press attributes quotes to you that you have never said.
Two years ago, police corruption scandals exposed by Yellow Press spurred the replacement of Greece's Public Order Minister.
Not because anyone was especially upset about the weed itself, but because the Mexicans made an easy political target for politicians and the yellow press.
Their approach discusses his life up to the invasion of Cuba including his youth and how his life culminated with his achievement of becoming the "hero" via his cultivation of the American yellow press.
In order to expose the utter lack of civility and citizenship in the white community, the editorial feigns sympathy with these young hoodlums, many of them yet in their teens, [who] get their inspiration from what they read in the yellow press. It is there that they receive suggestions for their lawless acts.
It was ferociously suppressed by the Spanish General Valeriano Weyler, and the American so-called yellow press fanned public opinion against Spain.