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William Randolph Hearst Newspaper Publisher who built the nation’s largest newspaper chain and whose methods profoundly influenced American journalism

Photo c.1890 of William Randolf Hearst (1863-1951), an American Gilded Age journalist. The term, "Yellow Journalism", was used to define the news industry during the era. Which was described as, eye-catching newspaper headlines, that were not well researched. This term was a result of a feud between Hearst, and his acquisition of the New York Journal, and Joseph Pulitzer and his ownership of the New York World paper. Their competitive feud was primarily between the years, c.1895-98…

Photo c.1890 of William Randolf Hearst (1863-1951), an American Gilded Age journalist. The term, "Yellow Journalism", was used to define the news industry during the era. Which was described as, eye-catching newspaper headlines, that were not well researched. This term was a result of a feud between Hearst, and his acquisition of the New York Journal, and Joseph Pulitzer and his ownership of the New York World paper. Their competitive feud was primarily between the years, c.1895-98…

William Randolph Hearst - Hearst family came to the Colonies from County Monaghan in 1764. Scotts Irish

1863 William Randolph Hearst American newspaper publisher who built the nations largest newspaper chain. And built one of the most beautiful and unique Castles in America

William Randolph Hearst, (4/29/1863-8/14/1951), an American newspaper publisher who built the nation’s largest newspaper chain. Beginning in 1919, Hearst began to build Hearst Castle, which he was destined never to complete, on a 240,000 acre ranch at San Simeon, California, which he furnished with art, antiques and entire rooms brought from the great houses of Europe. He also used the ranch for an Arabian horse breeding operation.

William Randolph Hearst, (4/29/1863-8/14/1951), an American newspaper publisher who built the nation’s largest newspaper chain. Beginning in 1919, Hearst began to build Hearst Castle, which he was destined never to complete, on a 240,000 acre ranch at San Simeon, California, which he furnished with art, antiques and entire rooms brought from the great houses of Europe. He also used the ranch for an Arabian horse breeding operation.

Benjamin I Wheeler and Phoebe Hearst

Benjamin Ide Wheeler, president of the University of California, Berkeley, and Phoebe Apperson Hearst, benefactor and regent.

Victor Slymangi Photography            William Randolph Hearst and Mrs. Burton Holmes

Publisher William Randolph Hearst and Visitor Mrs. Burton Holmes on Balcony of

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