AftercompletingtheWeek1readingassignments,respondtothefollowingquestion(s)witha 150-wordorlongerpost.Additionally,commentonatleasttwootherstudents’posts.ThisassignmentisduebytheendofthedayonJuly 19,butIwouldnotrecommendwaitinguntilthelastminute. Latesubmissionswillnotbe 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.