American Masters

The Spanish-American War and Yellow Journalism

Clip: 04/12/2019 | 1m 3s Video has closed captioning.

Joseph Pulitzer fought for readership with his nemesis, William Randolph Hearst, in the mid-1890s. Both crossed the line into “yellow journalism” during the Spanish-American War.

Aired: 04/12/19

Rating: NR

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