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-1 The history of the press in America chapters thirteen thru sixteen covered  the rise of television, the advances of William Randolph Hearst. The presidency  of FDR and his relationship with the press. The landmark case of Near v.  Minnesota. The steps toward the evolution of FM radio. Hearst built the world’s biggest publishing empire in terms of newspapers  and circulation. At his peak in 1935, Hearst owned and printed twenty six  dailies  and seventeen Sunday editions in nineteen cities. He also had 13 magazines, 8  radio stations and 2 movie companies. His methods and innovations in news  writing and news handling particularly in makeup, headline display and picture  display. Hearst utilized new mechanical processes in his newspapers. His  newspapers were edited to appeal to the masses and encouraged millions to  increase their reading habit. Hearst was in many ways a constructive force: a  stalwart in his Americanism. He was a believer in popular education and in the  extension of the power of the people. Hearst during different phases of his long  career was an advocate of many progressive solutions to national problems.  These included his early support of the popular election of senators, the initiative 
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This note was uploaded on 11/01/2010 for the course MC 500 taught by Professor Enos during the Spring '10 term at Jackson State.

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