Viewing Entry - The uncrowned king (AM14276) by Whyte, Kenneth
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The uncrowned king : the sensational rise of William Randolph Hearst
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Biography. Hearst, William Randolph, -- 1863-1951. Newspaper publishing -- United States -- History -- 19th century. Newspaper publishing -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
More than a century ago, William Randolph Hearst stormed the Manhattan publishing establishment and usurped Joseph Pulitzer as the dominant force in the most hotly contested newspaper market the world has ever seen. In three years, Hearst built the foundation of one of America's greatest media empires, yet his reputation as a journalist has always been haunted by allegations of sensationalism, self-promotion, warmongering, and outright fakery. Some descriptions of violence.