Yellow Journalism Questions and Answers

Yellow Journalism

Yellow journalism was a term coined in 1895 when William Randolph Hearst's New York Journal poached a cartoon strip called the Yellow Kid from their rival Joseph Pulitzer's New York World. It...

Latest answer posted December 5, 2019 10:33 am UTC

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Yellow Journalism

Some other things to consider about that reference: 1) It represents an example of "jingoism" - where extreme patriotism or nationalism is used to motivate a population towards a foreign policy...

Latest answer posted October 13, 2009 8:33 am UTC

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Yellow Journalism

The “yellow press” contributed to American attitudes towards Spanish rule in Cuba by making Spanish rule seem cruel and despicable. As Americans read the yellow press, some historians say, they...

Latest answer posted June 3, 2016 1:47 am UTC

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Yellow Journalism

Yellow journalism affected people’s viewpoints significantly. This can really be seen in the events leading to the Spanish-American War in 1898. Prior to radio and television, most people got their...

Latest answer posted January 15, 2016 6:57 pm UTC

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Yellow Journalism

There are a number of possible answers to this question. I would suggest that you look at your textbook and/or your class notes to see what answer your instructor is looking for. Perhaps the most...

Latest answer posted September 3, 2015 1:55 am UTC

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Yellow journalism was very influential in shaping people’s opinions. In the 1800s and early 1900s, people got their news from the newspapers. There were no other major sources of news. If a...

Latest answer posted December 5, 2015 4:59 am UTC

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Yellow Journalism

Yellow Journalism had a big impact on the Spanish-American War. Newspapers were competing for readers so they often exaggerated headlines to sell papers. The Spanish were ruling in Cuba, and they...

Latest answer posted November 25, 2015 4:19 am UTC

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Yellow Journalism

Yellow Journalism took its name from a comic strip entitled "The Yellow Kid." It was used to denominate newspapers who specialized in sensational headlines. In a time before radio and television,...

Latest answer posted December 27, 2011 6:51 am UTC

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Yellow Journalism

Yellow journalism played a role in the Spanish-American War by helping to arouse public opinion in the United States, making many Americans angry at Spain. Yellow journalism was sensationalistic...

Latest answer posted October 8, 2015 2:18 am UTC

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Yellow Journalism

Yellow journalism contributed to the march to war with Spain by dramatizing the plight of Cubans during their war for independence with that country. The phrase is generally associated with...

Latest answer posted December 4, 2015 2:58 am UTC

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Yellow Journalism

Enotes policy allows me to answer one question per post. I will answer the question you posted about yellow journalism. Yellow journalism refers to when a media outlet exaggerates news stories. In...

Latest answer posted September 30, 2016 7:44 pm UTC

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Yellow Journalism

Although you do not specify which war you are talking about, I assume that your question has to do with the Spanish-American War. That war is the only war where yellow journalism is cited as a...

Latest answer posted February 11, 2016 12:13 am UTC

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Journalism was a substantial factor leading to the Spanish American War. At the time of the war, when expansionary fever was rampant in the U.S., Joseph Pulitzer of the New York World, and William...

Latest answer posted September 13, 2012 12:31 pm UTC

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The government’s relationship with the press was good during the Spanish-American War. In fact, the government was glad to have the press reporting the events in the exaggerated way it did. By the...

Latest answer posted October 6, 2015 6:08 pm UTC

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