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The Shocking Truth Behind Tabloids Finally Revealed!!!

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From the penny press, to yellow journalism, to supermarket tabloids and beyond, sensationalized news has been around for centuries. But while this style of reporting may have its critics, it may also serve as an important reflection of American culture and democracy.

This hour we speak with journalists and historians about the evolution and influence of tabloid journalism. We'll also discuss the alleged connection between President Trump and various tabloid publications, the true nature of which continues to unfold.

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Colin McEnroe and Chion Wolf contributed to this show, which originally aired on June 5, 2018.