Simple Definition of sensationalism
: the use of shocking details to cause a lot of excitement or interest
Full Definition of sensationalism
Examples of sensationalism
The network was accused of sensationalism in its reporting.
First Known Use of sensationalism
Rhymes with sensationalism
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