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For good or evil, America has the sole claim to the invention of the Yellow Press.

It is not from such a tradition as that, that the Yellow Press emerged.

The Yellow Press is not obscene—it has not the courage for that.

When they read they have the Yellow Press and the literature of crime.

The yellow press surpassed themselves in clamor and mendacity.

"More food for the yellow press," he said, with a harsh laugh.

Some of this interest is fictitious and stimulated merely by the yellow press, but a great deal of it is genuine.

The Yellow Press is bad journalism: and wishes to stop the appearance of good journalism.

When so many of them write memoirs for the Yellow Press this is a little convenience which will be much appreciated.

It is, I understand, an example of protective colouring, designed to ward off the attacks of the Yellow Press.

WORD ORIGIN

"sensational chauvinism in the media," 1898, American English, from newspaper agitation for war with Spain; originally "publicity stunt use of colored ink" (1895) in reference to the popular Yellow Kid" character (his clothes were yellow) in Richard Outcault's comic strip "Shantytown" in the "New York World."

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