William Randolph Hearst and the American Century

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For years the flamboyant and controversial William Randolph Hearst was locked in a battle with New York World publisher Joseph Pulitzer to be the king of "yellow journalism." Hearst eventually won out and his empire of tabloid style newspapers and magazines became the largest in the world. He used his media power to push his political and economic ideas into the national discussion. Despite his immense influence, he never attained his lifelong goal of becoming president of the United States. Hearst's influence ...
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Overview

For years the flamboyant and controversial William Randolph Hearst was locked in a battle with New York World publisher Joseph Pulitzer to be the king of "yellow journalism." Hearst eventually won out and his empire of tabloid style newspapers and magazines became the largest in the world. He used his media power to push his political and economic ideas into the national discussion. Despite his immense influence, he never attained his lifelong goal of becoming president of the United States. Hearst's influence over the world's media continues to this day. William Randolph Hearst and the American Century brings this fascinating story to life at a "breakneck pace that readers will love."
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  • ISBN-13: 9781931798358
  • Publisher: Morgan Reynolds, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 1/28/2004
  • Series: Makers of the Media Series
  • Edition description: REV
  • Pages: 128
  • Age range: 10 - 17 Years
  • Product dimensions: 5.88 (w) x 8.54 (h) x 0.56 (d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Willie 9
Chapter 2 Newspaperman 25
Chapter 3 Newspaper War 34
Chapter 4 Aspiring Politician 52
Chapter 5 Dreams of the Presidency 64
Chapter 6 Farewell to Politics 76
Chapter 7 World Events 94
Chapter 8 Legacy 108
Sources 118
Bibliography 123
Index 125
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