Photo, Print, Drawing The yellow press / L.M. Glackens.
About this Item
- The yellow press / L.M. Glackens.
- Illustration shows William Randolph Hearst as a jester tossing newspapers with headlines such as "Appeals to Passion, Venom, Sensationalism, Attacks on Honest Officials, Strife, Distorted News, Personal Grievance, [and] Misrepresentation" to a crowd of eager readers, among them an anarchist assassinating a politician speaking from a platform draped with American flags; on the left, men labeled "Man who buys the comic supplement for the kids, Businessman, Gullible Reformer, Advertiser, [and] Decent Citizen" carry bags of money that they dump into Hearst's printing press. Includes note: "The time is at hand when these journalistic scoundrels have got to stop or get out, and I am ready now to do my share to that end. They are absolutely without souls. If decent people would refuse to look at such newspapers the whole thing would right itself at once. The journalism of New York City has been dragged to the lowest depths of degradation. The grossest railleries and libels, instead of honest statements and fair discussion, have gone unchecked."-- From Mayor Gaynor's letter published in the New York Evening Post.
- Glackens, L. M. (Louis M.), 1866-1933, artist
Created / Published
- N.Y. : Published by Keppler & Schwarzmann, Puck Building, 1910 October 12.
- - Hearst, William Randolph,--1863-1951
- - Gaynor, William Jay,---1913--Quotations
- - Yellow journalism--1910
- - Newspapers--1910
- - Newspaper headlines--1910
- - Fools & jesters--1910
- - Anarchists--1910
- - Assassinations--1910
- Cartoons (Commentary)--1910.
- Offset photomechanical prints--Color--1910.
- Periodical illustrations--1910.
- - Title from item.
- - Caption: Those who feed it and those whom it feeds.
- - Illus. in: Puck, v. 68, no. 1754 (1910 October 12), centerfold.
- - Copyright 1910 by Keppler & Schwarzmann.
- 1 photomechanical print : offset, color.
Call Number/Physical Location
- Illus. in AP101.P7 1910 (Case X) [P&P]
- Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print
- ppmsca 27675 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppmsca.27675
Library of Congress Control Number
- LC-DIG-ppmsca-27675 (digital file from original print)
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Glackens, L. M. , Artist. The yellow press / L.M. Glackens. , 1910. N.Y.: Published by Keppler & Schwarzmann, Puck Building. Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/2011647630/.
APA citation style:
Glackens, L. M. (1910) The yellow press / L.M. Glackens. , 1910. N.Y.: Published by Keppler & Schwarzmann, Puck Building. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2011647630/.
MLA citation style:
Glackens, L. M. , Artist. The yellow press / L.M. Glackens. N.Y.: Published by Keppler & Schwarzmann, Puck Building. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2011647630/>.