Joseph Pulitzer and William Hearst both used Yellow Journalism to get people to read the newspapers. Yellow Journalism is the use of catchy titles to bring in customers, and usually those titles aren't correct.
In slang, "yellow" can mean cowardly, and it was used to characterize a form of sensationalist journalism in the late 1800's and early 1900's -- Yellow Journalism. In the United States before the Civil Rights Movement, yellow was commonly used… Full Answer
Yellow journalism or the yellow press is a type of journalism that presents little or no legitimate well-researched news and instead uses eye-catching headlines to sell more newspapers. Techniques may include exaggerations of news events, scandal-mongering, or sensationalism. By extension… Full Answer
Yellow journalism is the printing of sensational stories intended to excite the reader (even if it wasn't true) by almost any journalist or editor looking to make a big splash in the news world. For instance the Spanish - American… Full Answer
Yellow Journalism means not caring about the actual important news and selling eye catching headlines which help in selling more newspapers. The Cuba rebellion was used by yellow journalists who made sensational headlines giving a fabricated account (sometimes outright lies)… Full Answer