Yellow journalism in photos
Although his Journal for a while was America's ascendant newspaper, William Randolph Hearst never was a very likable figure. A columnist for The Journalist once wrote that Hearst was “always pale, always preoccupied, always brooding, always sad-eyed.” Under the pen of Homer Davenport, a sympathetic artist, Hearst seemed coiled with energy—and even a bit fanatical.

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