“After completing the Week 1 reading assignments, respond to the following question(s) with a 150-word or longer post. Additionally, comment on at least two other students’ posts. This assignment is due by the end of the day on July 19, but I would not recommend waiting until the last minute. Late submissions will not be graded.
Question(s): To what extent did Yellow Journalism lead to war with Spain? What benefit did the newspaper owners gain from the war? How has journalism evolved since the Spanish-American War? Is the role or prominence of media today likely to have a greater or lesser affect on the American public now? Fully explain your answers and give specific examples when needed.