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[Get notes from Courtney from Monday] Yellow Journalism Orignates in late 19th century Term came from R.F. Outcault "Yellow Kid" cartoons (see pg 277) Sensationalistic: birth of "tabloid journalism" Roots of investigative journalism Dominant newspapers furing this era: New York World (Jospeph Pulitzer) [] Pulitzer vs. Hearst The yellow journalism circulation wars Joseph Pulitzer Hungarian immigrant Fights in Civil War St. Louis Post Dispatch 1883 buy New York World Underdog approach: pro-immigrant, campaigned for better urban housing, equitable labor laws, a thorn in the side of big business Bought New York World from Jay Gould Raises $200k for base of Statue of Liberty Leaves $2 million to establish a graduate school of journalism at Columbia University Nellie Bly (Elizabeth Cochrane) First investigative reporter? Fakes insanity to get into hospital Detective or "stunt" journalism Makes Pulitzer's World a trendsetter for journalism William Randolph Hearst Expelled from Harvard Runs San Francisco Examiner
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This note was uploaded on 04/09/2008 for the course RIM 1020 taught by Professor Pondillo during the Fall '08 term at Middle Tennessee State University.

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