Our Hunger For Scandal and Salacious News

Whether you watch it, read it or listen to it… we all seem to love a salacious story. The juicier the better. But why is there such an insatiable appetite for scandalous news? From celebrities to every day people, shocking revelations seem to peak our interest. We explore the allure of so-called tabloid culture and its impact. Why are we so obsessed with the scandalous, the salacious, the dark, negative stories?

Part 1

Part 2

Dr. Terri Adams, Associate Dean, Howard University Graduate School, Director, Howard University Initiative on Public Opinion
Nicki Mayo, Multimedia Journalist
April Banks, Blogger