Top Definition
The use of cheaply sensational or unscrupulous methods in newspapers to attract and influence the readers.
99.3% of what is in tabloid newspapers is yellow journalism.
by IRISHREPUBLICANARMY December 26, 2003
the type of journalism that relies on sensationalism and lurid exaggeration to attract readers
Back in the day, the media used yellow journalism to expose corrupttion in Cuba
by JRFF18E February 08, 2011
Lies and/or propaganda which are passed off as legitimate journalism, though they favor one political party or viewpoint.
The NNN (Nazi News Network-another term for the Fox News Channel) believes that Michael Moore's work is yellow journalism.
by GuidoPosse69 February 22, 2005
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