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Dramatic newspaper headlines symbolize yellow journalism during the Spanish-American War. For newspapers like the New York World and New York Journal, the headline was the most important aspect of the story--the bigger and more sensational, the better. Newspaper owner William Randolph Hearst understood the importance of headlines and used large, dramatic, and sometimes misleading phrases, to sell millions of newspapers. Explore the Headline Gallery to see examples of significant headlines published during the Spanish-American War era. Click on an image to view a larger version.


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