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sensationalism


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In the mass media, a tendency in the reporting of events to dramatize and exaggerate in order to attract attention and increase circulation or audience share. Often associated with dumbing down. See also fiction values; infotainment; story model; tabloidization.

Subjects: Media Studies.


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