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synonyms for sensationalism

  • aggrandizement
  • boasting
  • excess
  • fabrication
  • hype
  • hyperbole
  • overemphasis
  • puffery
  • whopper
  • fish story
  • tabloid journalism
  • tall story
  • yellow journalism
See also synonyms for: sensationalistic
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How to use sensationalism in a sentence

By resisting sensationalism, Dihle comes across as a convincing authority on everything from terrifying bear maulings to conservation legislation to trekking through bear country.
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The element of sensationalism isn’t lost on Forden, who began writing about the Gucci family’s drama as the chief business correspondent for WWD, later drawing on her years of reporting to write her book.
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In recent years, California has become the national shorthand for sensationalism.
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These group chats often just end up being echo chambers for spreading sensationalism, conspiracy theories, and unfortunately lots of right-wing rhetoric.
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It must aim at getting a majority on its side, and this it can only do by sensationalism.
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His men understood him perfectly, and nobody within barrack walls had an idea of the potential sensationalism of his words.
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When they are not impostures, a careful investigation will show that they are the effect of pulpit sensationalism.
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There was no need of exaggeration—of any penny-a-line news, or of any sensationalism.
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This book is fitted to keep it alive without descending to improbability or cheap sensationalism.
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They feel that they would be doing a public service in offsetting the demagoguery and sensationalism of most of the popular press.
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WORDS RELATED TO SENSATIONALISM

  • exploitative journalism
  • sensational journalism
  • sensationalism
  • tabloid journalism
  • yellow press
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.