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William Randolph Hearst

(1863—1951) American newspaper publisher and tycoon

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Herbert Newton Casson

Herbert Newton Casson  

(1869–1951)Herbert Newton Casson was born in Odessa, Ontario on 23 September 1869. He died at home in Norwood, Surrey on 4 September 1951. His father, the Reverend Wesley Casson ...
Joseph Pulitzer

Joseph Pulitzer  

(1847–1911)Hungarian-born American newspaper proprietor. His New York World was notably aggressive in its campaigns, perhaps most notably for organized labour, and for war against Spain in the 1890s. ...
journalism

journalism  

The first newspapers, and journalists, arrived in Canada with British conquest and settlement. Utterly dependent for revenue on government advertising, they loyally endorsed their patrons and ...
Julia Morgan

Julia Morgan  

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 (1872–1957) US architect and designer of exceptional ability.Inspired by her mentor, Bernard Maybeck, she was adept at working in a broad range of scales and expressive modes. Unlike him ...
Lord Beaverbrook

Lord Beaverbrook  

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(b. 25 May 1879, d. 9 June 1964).Conservative politician Born in Maple, Ontario (Canada), Max Aitken was elected as a Unionist MP in 1910, shortly after his arrival in the UK, and was effective in ...
mining

mining  

The removal of minerals (such as coal, gold, or silver) from the ground. See also area mining, auger mining, contour mining, lode mining, open cast mining, pit mining, placer mining, strip mining.
Orson Welles

Orson Welles  

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(1915–1985)US actor and director, whose screen career started with the classic Citizen Kane, an achievement he never repeated.Born in Kenosha, Wisconsin, Welles first became interested in drama with ...
Spanish-American War

Spanish-American War  

(1898)A conflict between Spain and the USA. It had its roots in the struggle for independence of Cuba, and in US economic and imperialist ambitions. Sympathetic to Cuban rebels whose second war of ...
yellow journalism

yellow journalism  

The forerunner of what we know today as sensationalist journalism. Developed at the turn of the 20th century in the US, the phrase was originally used to describe the journalism of Joseph Pulitzer, ...

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