William Randolph Hearst: the early years, 1863-1910 9780195112771, 0195112776, 9781280453717, 1280453710, 9781423741336, 1423741331

Describes how the newspaper publisher established the forerunner of the tabloid by emphasizing sensationalism and loweri

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English Pages (xiv, 345 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations Year 1998

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William Randolph Hearst: the early years, 1863-1910
 9780195112771, 0195112776, 9781280453717, 1280453710, 9781423741336, 1423741331

Table of contents :
ch. 1. Romantic legend of the Hearsts --
ch. 2. Rebel from California --
ch. 3. Newspaperman --
ch. 4. "Monarch of the dailies" --
ch. 5. News war in New York --
ch. 6. Yellow journalism --
ch. 7. Journal's war --
ch. 8. Political activist --
ch. 9. Running for president --
ch. 10. "Uncrowned mayor of New York" --
ch. 11. "Patron saint" of the independents.

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