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Synonyms for sensationalism
sɛnˈseɪ ʃə nlˌɪz əmsen·sa·tion·al·ism

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  1. sensationalismnoun


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  1. sensationalismnoun

    subject matter that is calculated to excite and please vulgar tastes

    sensualism, empiricism, empiricist philosophy, luridness

  2. sensationalism, luridnessnoun

    the journalistic use of subject matter that appeals to vulgar tastes

    "the tabloids relied on sensationalism to maintain their circulation"

    paleness, pallidness, luridness, ghastliness, pallor, grimness, sensualism, lividity, empiricist philosophy, wanness, gruesomeness, empiricism, achromasia, lividness

  3. sensualism, sensationalismnoun

    (philosophy) the ethical doctrine that feeling is the only criterion for what is good

    sensualism, empiricism, empiricist philosophy, sensuality, sensualness, luridness

  4. empiricism, empiricist philosophy, sensationalismnoun

    (philosophy) the doctrine that knowledge derives from experience

    sensualism, empiricism, empiricist philosophy, quackery, luridness

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  1. Mark Zuckerberg:

    There's too much sensationalism, misinformation and polarization in the world today. Social media enables people to spread information faster than ever before, and if we don't specifically tackle these problems, then we end up amplifying them, that's why it's important that News Feed promotes high quality news that helps build a sense of common ground.

  2. Wang Xiaolu:

    I shouldn't have sought to make a big splash just for the sake of sensationalism.

  3. Campbell Brown:

    There's been a real effort to down-rank clickbait sensationalism.

  4. Douglas County Sheriff John Hanlin:

    I will not name the shooter, i will not give him the credit he probably sought prior to this horrific and cowardly act. You will never hear me mention his name. We would encourage media to avoid using it, to not repeat it. We encourage you not to glorify and create sensationalism for him. He in no way deserves this. Focus your attention on the victims, on the families, helping them get through this difficult time.

  5. Leslee Udwin:

    See the film, there is no sensationalism. It isn’t about giving a platform to the rapists.

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