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Journalism that favors sensationalism over carefully-researched facts.
Yellow press or yellow journalism
William Randolph Hearst
Many sources believe it was named after an 1890s cartoon character, the "Yellow Kid," a lower-class boy who was always getting into trouble. Other sources say the term "yellow journalism" was already in use at that time, referring to the use of scandal, exaggerated claims, and sensationalism to sell newspapers.
The Yellow Kid, drawn by Richard F. Outcault. The Yellow Kid, drawn by Richard F. Outcault.
is a type of journalism that presents little or no legitimate well-researched news and instead uses eye-catching headlines to sell more newspapers