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Sensationalism: Lacra of profit     By: LUIS RAMIRO BELTRAN SALMON    The Dictionary of the Royal Academy of Spanish Language understand the  "feel"  in general as  the  "impression that things in the soul through the senses"  and in particular as the  "emotion  produced in the mood for an event or news of importance, "therefore,  defines the sensational as  that caused such a sensation.   General Dictionary of Journalism  Jos é  Mart í nez de Souza  sensationalism  means the tendency of some journalists to  "submit material that explores the  passions and baser interests of the public ..."  and notes that  "the engine that drives the tabloids  is the desire to sell, no matter too much respect for objectivity. "   The  Random House  Dictionary  of the English language as a means to  sensationalize  "the subject, language or stilo that  produces or is designed to produce startling or thrilling impressions or to excite and please  vulgar taste."     "Sensationalism  is a distortion of the news concerned, involves manipulation and deception  and, therefore, mocking the good faith of the public."    Consistent with this,  Jos é  Luis G á lvez  and  Martha Peace  have this perception of the  phenomenon:  "You have to understand, then to  sensationalism  as the tendency to present the  most striking aspects of a story or event to produce a sensation or emotion:  anxiety  ,  pain,  compassion, suffering, tears, joy, anger, fear, wonder.  It is detrimental to the excitement  value of information and reflective and critical thinking. "researcher  and journalist  Erick Torrico  said this kind of  sensationalism:  "With a striking design, headlines, photographs and  illustrations suggestive and use of contrasting colors," makes a discretionary management of  contents on breaking the law -  theft,  murder,  kidnapping, drug trafficking, unauthorized use  of weapons  - a accepted morality -  rapes, abuse of authority, corruption,  etc .- normal or  expected -  accidents, tragedies  -...".   And explain that  sensationalism,  as to this content,  draws on everyday affairs of the community that are realistic in terms of form, uses a simple and  colloquial language, including adjectives biased and appeals to the black humor and irony , all to  make the recipient feel eyewitness.    Sensationalism  is therefore a management strategy aimed at attracting media coverage in any  way possible the public's attention to news that provoke strong emotions in him at any price.   Sensationalism  handled those emotions so that people react, psychic and physical, messages 
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