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Johnston and his publishers appear to simply want a sensationalist and inaccurate "gotcha" story that will drive media traffic.
Hearst Newspapers countered with its tabloid New York Daily Mirror in 1924, and the New York Evening Graphic, with a sensationalist bent, was invented by Bernarr MacFadden.
Despite its sensationalist title, Etling strives for fairness in separating myths from reality, in the process imparting a great deal of natural history details on the cougar's habits and habitat.
SIR; Recent sensationalist coverage of the soft drinks market in the national press would have us believe that two and two equals five.
In a 1906 speech, Roosevelt branded some of the muckrakers' methods sensationalist and irresponsible--an apt description for Brimelow's book.
Certainly the author has not gone for the sensationalist approach and has taken great care in detailing his research sources and backing up his opinions.
Supporters of such legislation, together with a sensationalist press, popularized the image of the sinister Chinaman who lured white women into his opium den, turning them into concubines, prostitutes, or sex slaves.
The essays discuss the novel's readership, the business of publishing, the novel's 'aesthetics', the novel and Britain's expanding industrial base, the growth of detective stories and of sensationalist novels (such as those by Wilkie Collins and Dickens at his most melodramatic), intellectual debate in the novel and a final essay on the influence of Nathaniel Hawthorne on Dickens and other novelists.
Recent crises in the Middle East have flooded the media with sensationalist and inaccurate portraits of Islam.
Savage and other direct activists say their behavior has been slanted by sensationalist media and a citizenry apathetic to corporate and government abuses.
The four chosen tales are those of the deportation to Siberia of the forger and adventurer, Wilhelm Aschenbrenner; the "sufferings of Gesche Rudolph" (whose decades-long experience with the prison and the whip makes for especially depressing reading); the account of the imposter and con-artist, Franz Ernst; and, finally, the fictional version of prostitution presented by Margarete Bohme in her sensationalist Diary of a Lost Woman (published in 1905).
plans to provide a breath of fresh air, if you will, in a market glutted by soaps, victim-of-the-week movies, sensationalist talk shows, and other programming that traditional media types think women want.