Sensationalism in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Sensationalism

the presentation of stories by a journalist in a way that excites people emotionally, often at the expense of the truth or honesty

Examples of Sensationalism in a sentence

Feeding off the celebrity’s latest scandal, the article was full of sensationalism and exaggerations.  🔊

The magazine’s exercises in sensationalism are an insult to the reader’s intelligence.  🔊

Visual aids and sound effects added to the video’s sensationalism and melodrama.  🔊

Shock tactics and sensationalism are the journalist’s specialty as he plays on people’s emotions and not reasoning.  🔊

The newspaper’s human interest pieces bordered the line of sensationalism, exaggerating the truth and tugging on heart strings.  🔊

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