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William Randolph Hearst and the American century

by Nancy Whitelaw

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Published by Morgan Reynolds in Greensboro .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Hearst, William Randolph, 1863-1951 -- Juvenile literature,
    • Hearst, William Randolph, 1863-1951,
    • Publishers and publishing -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature,
    • Newspaper publishing -- United States -- History -- 19th century -- Juvenile literature,
    • Newspaper publishing -- United States -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature,
    • Publishers and publishing

    • About the Edition

      A biography of the influential American journalist and publisher of newspapers and magazines, discussing his career and his involvement in politics.

      Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 105) and index.

      StatementNancy Whitelaw.
      GenreJuvenile literature., Biography
      SeriesMakers of the media
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsZ473.H4 W48 2000
      The Physical Object
      Pagination112 p. :
      Number of Pages112
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL43182M
      ISBN 101883846463
      LC Control Number99036927

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      William Randolph Hearst was the American publisher, editor, and proprietor - for almost half a century - of the most extensive journalistic empire ever assembled by one man. He built up the nation’s largest newspaper chain in the United States. He also known as a founder of "yellow journalism," whose methods profoundly influenced American journalism.   Roy Greenslade on David Nasaw's The Chief: The Life of William Randolph Hearst, the biography of the man who inspired Citizen Kane Fri 3 May EDT First published on Fri 3 Author: Guardian Staff.

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