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.
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
Many sources believe it was named after an 1890s cartoon character, the "Yellow Kid," a lower-class boy who was always getting into trouble. Other sources say the term "yellow journalism" was already in use at that time, referring to the… Full Answer
Crime wave. Example of yellow journalism. It was made to sound as if entire cities were engulfed in a "wave" of crime from armed robbery to murders. There were many articles that were placed in the yellow journalism category. They… Full Answer