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    William Randolph Hearst George Hearst‚ William’s father was born in 1820 on a frontier plantation in Franklin‚ Missouri. George’s father died when he was 26. George was a very hard worker and loved his family very much. He worked odd jobs and in mines to pay off his fathers debt and to take care of his mother‚ sister and little brother. Mining fascinated young George and even though he could barely read he dwelled into geology books to learn more. In 1848 word started to spread like wildfire

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    On April 29‚ 1863‚ William Randolph Hearst was born in San Francisco‚ California. He received the best education that his multimillionaire father and his sophisticated schoolteacher mother could buy—private tutors‚ private schools‚ grand tours of Europe‚ and Harvard College. Young Hearst’s journalistic career began in 1887‚ two years after his Harvard expulsion. "I want the San Francisco Examiner‚ " he wrote to his father‚ who owned the newspaper and granted the request. When William’s father died

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    Citizen Hearst: A Comparison of William Randolph Hearst and Citizen Kane Orson Welles was undoubtedly one of the most talented filmmakers of his time. Along with the innovative camerawork and advanced cinematic techniques that made Citizen Kane a success‚ Welles also allowed for viewers to connect with his film by providing them with a real life example of the main character. Citizen Kane owned a massive estate called Xanadu that was based upon Hearst’s San Simeon. Kane and Hearst were also

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    Campbell "Patty" Hearst‚ now known as Patricia Campbell Hearst Shaw‚ is an American newspaper heiress‚ socialite‚ actress‚ kidnap victim‚ and convicted bank robber. Her kidnapping case is held by many as an example of Stockholm syndrome. The granddaughter of publishing magnate William Randolph Hearst‚ she gained notoriety in 1974 when she joined the Symbionese Liberation Army after they had kidnapped her. Apprehended after having taken part in a bank heist with other SLA members‚ Hearst was imprisoned

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    Patty Hearst--Criminal or Victim? Although most Americans agree on what is considered to be a crime‚ not everyone agrees with punishments. What are common views on crimes? What are common views on punishments? Should the punishment match the crime? Should the punishment be more severe than the crime? What happens to the victim of crimes? American’s ask all these questions on a daily basis all across the United States. The majority of society in the United States says that crimes are “a grave offense

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    battle’s that is might erupted due to its false information. Conclusively it will look at the lies yellow journalism tried to tell and how it affect the public’s opinions or views. My sources will be two articles written from that time called William Randolph Hearst* and the Editorial. Purpose and value was accounted for when examined when these sites were selected for this investigation. This investigation will not include the views of the Spanish or how yellow journalism affects them throughout the

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    businesses today‚ just as it did in 1937. As the methods for processing hemp into paper and plastics were becoming more readily available and affordable‚ business leaders including William Randolph Hearst and DuPont stood to lose fortunes. They did everything in their power to have it outlawed. Luckily for Hearst‚ he was the owner of a chain of newspapers. DuPont’s chief financial backer Andrew Mellon (also the Secretary of the Treasury during President Hoover) was responsible for appointing Harry

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    The History Yellow Journalism Yellow journalism is sensationalist journalism. In other words‚ it is when newspapers post bogus‚ exciting stories to the makes the newspaper sell. Yellow journalism all started out with Joseph Pulitzer and William Randolph Hearst. Their competition between each other’s newspaper changed the way people view their news and the people who provide it. Joseph Pulitzer was born in Mako‚ Hungary on April 10‚ 1847. Pulitzer was wealthy since he was a child. And got the best

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    William Randolph Hearst Report by: Denise A. Brown Flamboyant and exceedingly rich‚ William Randolph Hearst was a powerful American journalist‚ and newspaper publisher‚ who built a sizeable publishing empire‚ the nation’s most extensive newspaper chain and whose techniques profoundly impacted American journalism.  At the peak of his success‚ he controlled in excess of two dozen newspapers‚ a variety of news syndication services (for example American Weekly)‚ and more than a few well-known magazines

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    Citizen Kane is a brilliant piece that changed the film industry‚ illustrated the American dream‚ and accurately lampoons the life of William Randolph Hearst. Citizen Kane was produced‚ directed‚ co-written‚ and acted out by Orson Welles in 1941‚ by Radio-Keith-Orpheum (RKO) studios . The movie appears to be unanimously popular both in the day it was produced and even more so today. The film techniques used were due to the fact that Welles was an amateur‚ and his camera man was adventurous. Citizen

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