Part 1 |Citizen Hearst | American Experience
Joseph Pulitzer was a newspaper editor and publisher. In 1883 he moved to New York City, where he purchased The New York World. The World became the most popular newspaper at the time, printing a quarter million copies on weekday mornings.
William Randolph Hearst was the first American media mogul.
Marion Davies was the mistress of media tycoon William Randolph Hearst.
Millicent Hearst was married to the media tycoon William Randolph Hearst.
Watch a preview of Part One of Citizen Hearst.
Unverified sensationalism was Hearst’s stock-in-trade.