Yellow Journalism - 506 Words
Complete the graphic organizer using the information from Site 1.
Pulitzer and Hearst agreed that the key to selling a newspaper was an attention-grabbing emotional
headline. At Site 2, click on Headline Gallery and look at the headlines from actual newspapers in 1898.
Notice the word choices in the headlines.
1. List the words you see that appeal to people's emotions:
-vengeance, victory, slaughter, war, destroyed, enemy, conviction, criminals, death, perpetrator,...
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