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  • spwarnzFeb 4, 2016 at 12:44 pm

    Lies painted as the truth or gossip as portrayed as important. The National Enquirer is one. During the build up to the Spanish American War, newspapers were printing that Spanish vessels were seizing U.S. ships and strip searching the women. Those newspaper writers wanted war against Spain and they got it. It is used to influence others and get their attention to manipulate society into believing their beliefs.Yellow journalism is shock and awe journalism. It is the foundation of the modern entertainment industry and the idea that disaster and big happenings sell news.More examples and how yellow journalism was used:

  • jtb22314Feb 3, 2015 at 8:58 am

    Yellow journalism was used to influence the public. It was exagerated to make the opposing side seem devious and harmful. The media ever since its’ creation, starting from newspapers in the 17th century to the internet in the 20th century, has exploited facts to manipulate the public. Yellow journalism is another way how the public was manipulated into choosing sides and becoming involved.

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