Definition of yellow journalism in English:

yellow journalism

Syllabification: yel·low jour·nal·ism

Entry from US English dictionary

noun

Journalism that is based upon sensationalism and crude exaggeration: equating murder and dismemberment with smoking pot is the worst yellow journalism

Derivatives

yellow journalist

noun

Origin

1895: from the appearance in an issue of the New York World of a cartoon in which a child in a yellow dress ( 'The Yellow Kid') was the central figure. The color printing was an experiment designed to attract customers.

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