Thursday, March 18, 2010

Free James Titus! - Shame James Creelman!

James Creelman
Originally uploaded by Erik B. Anderson

"...If the war against Spain is justified in the eyes of history, then "yellow journalism" deserves its place among the most useful intrumentalities of civilization. It may be guilty of giving the world a lop-sided view of events by exaggerating the importance of a few things and ignoring others, it may offend the eye by typographical violence, it may sometimes proclaim it's own deeds too loudly; but it never deserted the case of the poor and the downtrodden."
-James Creelman1

1James Creelman, On the Great Highway. Boston, 1901; pp. 177-78.

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