Yellow journalism cartoon
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Yellow journalism cartoon
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[Library of Congress]

Cartoon titled "The big type war of the yellow kids" shows Joseph Pulitzer and William Randolph Hearst, dressed as the Yellow Kid, each pushing against opposite sides of a pillar of wooden blocks that spells WAR, June 1898. The circulation war waged for readers by the two newspaper magnates played a significant role in the shaping of jingoist attitudes among Americans in the leadup to the Spanish-American War.

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"Yellow Journalism Cartoon." ABC-CLIO Solutions, ABC-CLIO, 2022, educatorsupport.abc-clio.com/TopicCenter/Display/1308606?productId=8. Accessed 20 May 2022.

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