Did Yellow Journalism Fuel the Outbreak of the Spanish-American War?

The term “yellow journalism” is used to describe a type of reporting that is sensationalized and often uses unethical practices in order to sell more newspapers. This type of journalism got its start in the late 1800s, when two New York City newspapers, Joseph Pulitzer’s New York World and William Randolph Hearst’s New York Journal, engaged in a fierce competition […]