Deals with criticism of journalism that features sex scandals, scandal-mongering, sensationalism, or other unethical or unprofessional practices by news media organizations or journalists. Also termed "Yellow Journalism", it has been loosely defined as "not quite libel".
Not likely sent: The Remington-Hearst "telegrams"
Article by associate professor W. Joseph Campbell challenging an enduring anecdote of yellow journalism. He maintains there is little if any evidence of the exchange of telegrams between Remington and Hearst.
Selling the Kid: The Role of Yellow Journalism
Historical examination of the Yellow Kid, a late nineteenth-century cartoon, and how its rise and fall as an iconic image in American newspapers was closely linked to yellow journalism.
Wikipedia - Parachute journalism
Describes an often derogatory term used to denote the reportage of mere basic details devoid of contextual issues or facts.
Wikipedia: Yellow journalism
Traces the origins of this term in the history of American press.
Miners and Media
Crispin Hull's insight about the use of chequebook journalism as the Australian TV networks bid for the exclusive rights to the story of two miners rescued from a collapsed mine in Beaconsfield. (May 13, 2006)
BBC: Chequebook Journalism in the Dock
Nick Higham discusses the implications of chequebook journalism following the collapse of a high-profile criminal trial, the Beckham "kidnap" case. (June 03, 2003)
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