Part 1 |Citizen Hearst | American Experience
William Randolph Hearst
William Randolph Hearst believed he was not reporting history but was instead creating it. By the end of the 1920s, Hearst owned newspapers in almost every major city, as well as magazines and even radio stations.
A noted journalist, Joseph Pulitzer became a newspaper owner at age 25.
Marion Davies was the mistress of media tycoon William Randolph Hearst.
Millicent Hearst was married to the media tycoon William Randolph Hearst.
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Unverified sensationalism was Hearst’s stock-in-trade.