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    attention, information is not always presented in the most ethical manner. Yellow journalism, propaganda and advocacy journalism are methods used to deliver news without having to follow the fundamental ethics of journalism. As outlined by the Society of Professional Journalists, journalist should seek to identify sources, verify accuracy of facts and question a source's motives (2005). Yellow journalism is a type of journalism where sensationalism triumphs over factual reporting. This may take the

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    Yellow Journalism

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    “Journalism without a moral position is impossible. Every journalist is a moralist, It’s absolutely unavoidable. A journalist is someone who looks at the world and the way it works, someone who takes a close look at things everyday and reports what she sees, someone who represents the world, the event, for others. She cannot do her work without judging what she sees” quoted by Marguerite Duras. When looking at things there could be a hidden message within the information that is given. Facts are

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    Yellow journalism follows the act of writing with a new representation of the truth. The term yellow journalism came from a new kind of writing presented in The New York World, run by Joseph Pulitzer and The New York Journal, run by William Randolph Hearst. The phrase began as “new journalism” and “nude journalism” then changed to “yellow-kid journalism” and later was shortened to just “yellow journalism” (The Yellow Kid). This kind of journalism created dramatic events to draw people into the story

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    Yellow journalism is a writing style that used melodrama, romance, and hyperbole to sell millions of newspapers. But the number of newspapers selling went up drastically after the blowing up of the battleship USS Maine. At 9:30 on February, 15 the USS Maine sinks in Havana Harbor. This starts the Spanish American War. Then newspaper owners William Randolph Hearst and Joseph Pulitzer began having the sinking of the USS Maine all over the front pages. The dramatic style of yellow journalism contributed

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    W. A. Swanberg argues that writers used crude exaggeration and sensationalism in the popular New York Journal newspaper to persuade the American citizens and President William McKinley to attempt to free Cuba by starting a war against Spain. William Randolph Hearst was the owner of this particular newspaper. Hearst and Joseph Pulitzer were both big names in the United States and had the power to sway popular opinion with their wealth. Their habits, personalities, and ways of life did not have much

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    Yellow Journalism and Mass Media It is the news that informs us of the events that change our lives and entertains us when we are seeking something to do. Journalism has been the staple of American life for quite some time and will probably keep the same effect for years to come. Journalism has also changed many lives in American History. Furthermore, I leave you with my essay on the the hype of the early ninteen hundreds; the infamous Yellow Press. Basically, Yellow Journalism was the given name

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    Times focuses on thirty-eight frightened residents of a middle class neighborhood in Queens, New York and blatantly accused them of indifference while witnessing the brutal attacks on Kitty Genovese, which ultimately led to her death. He used yellow journalism tactics, a term meaning to sensationalize a story with the express goal of selling newspapers, (oxforddictionaries.com) to carefully craft his version of the truth so it would fit this accusation; leaving out important details and falsifying

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    Yellow journalism is a type of journalism that focuses on writing pretty much anything in an effort to make big sales instead of writing from an impartial standpoint. It wasn’t until the final days leading up to the Spanish-American War that yellow journalism reared its ugly head. The idea of yellow journalism started with a comic strip printed by Joseph Pulitzer’s New York World, in which there was a little yellow man nicknamed “The Yellow Boy”. William Randolph Hearst, owner of the New York Journal

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    Did Yellow Journalism cause The Spanish –American War? The Spanish-American War was a brief conflict between Spain and America occurring in April through July of 1898. This war was credited to the cessation of Spain’s worldwide imperium and the gain of several incipient territories in the Caribbean and the Pacific for the U.S. Although the subject offers many varying opinions of many historians, this war was a conflict that was “a newspaper-made war,” brought on by sensational and irresponsible yellow

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    Yellow journalism was used to make other people, usually an enemy, look foolish and made fun of. William Randolph Hearst deliberately displayed an act of yellow journalism in the New York Journal, explaining how “the brutal act of the Spaniards” (Doc A) caused the destruction of The Maine, and that they killed 258 American men. He also

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