Yellow Journalism vs. Muckraking

What’s the difference between yellow journalism and muckraking?

Hi @sofiacordover,

Yellow journalism is “sensationalist” journalism designed to incite feelings in the public rather than report the news, whereas muckraking is journalism designed to uncover issues in society.

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