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Source: Reading Times
Source type: newspaper
Document type: editorial
Document title: none
Author(s): anonymous
City of publication: Reading, Pennsylvania
Date of publication: 16 September 1901
Volume number: 88
Issue number: 142
Pagination: 4

[untitled]. Reading Times 16 Sept. 1901 v88n142: p. 4.
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yellow journalism.
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     Yellow journalism, as defined by the National Printer Journalist, is the journalism that pries into private affairs, that stations illkempt and odoriferous hirelings at keyholes, that lays bare sacred and cherished household traditions and secrets to the gaze of the vulgar and debased. It respects no man or woman and no man or woman respects it. It is an enemy of peace, of decency and the home. It flaunts vice in the eyes of innocence, and invades the sanctity of the very church. It brazenly plumes itself on its own effrontery, and makes boast of the horrors of life that it carefully and persistently reveals.



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