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One can only hope when reporting on this the media will shy away from sensationalism, and move forward to real reporting and doing the research required to back it up.

By resisting sensationalism, Dihle comes across as a convincing authority on everything from terrifying bear maulings to conservation legislation to trekking through bear country.

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.

From Time

In recent years, California has become the national shorthand for sensationalism.

From Vox

These group chats often just end up being echo chambers for spreading sensationalism, conspiracy theories, and unfortunately lots of right-wing rhetoric.

The history of journalism is filled with hoaxes, sensationalism, and widespread misconceptions.

One of his kinder letters of recommendation warned that his scholarship was “open to the charge of sensationalism.”

Both presented themselves as victims of media sensationalism.

She said the drug bridge drew the predictable sensationalism from a press throng that took its drug use cues from tamer festivals.

On television, Brzezinski and others are attempting to be more sensitive to the implications of easy sensationalism.

It must aim at getting a majority on its side, and this it can only do by sensationalism.

His men understood him perfectly, and nobody within barrack walls had an idea of the potential sensationalism of his words.

When they are not impostures, a careful investigation will show that they are the effect of pulpit sensationalism.

There was no need of exaggeration—of any penny-a-line news, or of any sensationalism.

This book is fitted to keep it alive without descending to improbability or cheap sensationalism.

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On this page you'll find 14 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to sensationalism, such as: aggrandizement, boasting, excess, fabrication, hype, and hyperbole.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.