Yellow journalism, or the yellow press, is a type of journalism that presents little
or no legitimate well-researched news and instead uses eye-catching headlines
The term yellow journalism came from a popular New York World comic called "
Hogan's Alley," which featured a yellow-dressed character named the "the yellow
Yellow Journalism is a term first coined during the famous newspaper wars
between William Randolph Hearst and Joseph Pulitzer II. Pulitzer's paper the
Sep 16, 2009 ... This strategy of sensationalizing the news to raise circulation was named “yellow
kid” Journalism after a popular cartoon that both papers ran at ...
The Pulitzer name remains popular today because it is associated with the most
prestigious award in American journalism. Yet many historians revile the ...
Yellow journalism, the use of lurid features and sensationalized news in
newspaper publishing to attract readers and increase circulation. The phrase
Journalism that exploits, distorts, or exaggerates the news to create sensations
and attract readers. [From the use of yellow ink in printing "Yellow Kid," a cartoon
Other independent editors and newspaper owners pursued a very different '
independent' path, pioneering what later became known as 'yellow journalism' or
The ROLE OF YELLOW JOURNALISM. The Yellow Kid's rise as a commercial
presence would not have happened without his namesake: yellow journalism.
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