Joseph Pulitzer

Karl S. Mason J. Jacob G.

Joseph Pulitzer

  • Joseph Pulitzer was known as a great American journalist during the 1870's- early 1900's.
  • Pulitzer had a passion for newspapers, at a young age he began helping out newspaper organizations and soon bought the New York World newspaper company.
  • Joseph Pulitzer started using illustrations and creating big news headlines to grab readers attention. This is known as yellow journalism
  • Joseph Pulitzer and one of his competitors, William Hearst, wrote a lot of misleading headlines and journals during the time of war.
  • Pulitzer is known for extremely exaggerating Spanish actions against the Cubans during the war

Works Cited


Joseph Pulitzer and His Prize. John Therkelsen.
May 1996. Drew U. [12/18/2014]
< http://www.onlineconcepts.com/pulitzer/>.