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"In America the President reigns for four decades, and journalism governs for ever and ever." Oscar Wilde never spoke truer words. The above ability to govern "for ever and ever" comes from journalistic sensationalism, a craft perfected by newspaper journalists and owners Joseph Pulitzer and William Randolph Hearst at the dawn of the twentieth century. Sensationalism counts for just one of the various ties between the livelihood competitors who, in an attempt to distinguish themselves from each other, ironically knotted themselves collectively in journalism history. Joseph Pulitzer emigrated to the United States of America from Hungary in Age seventeen and subsequently joined the Union army of the U.S. Civil War. Following the war, Carl Schurz, Pulitzer's cavalry regiment planner, hired Pulitzer to work as a reporter a German-language paper in St. Louis, Missouri, known as the Westliche Post. Pulitzer's position changed to correspondent upon his election in the lower House of Missouri ("Joseph," Company), where he would continue to write for the politically inclined Westliche Post (Therkelsen 2). Pulitzer served for a single term from the Missouri House of Representatives and then began his entrepreneurship of newspapers, buying them, which makes them decent, and reselling them for profit. Pulitzer bought The St. Louis Post and The St. Louis Dispatch and merged them into the St. Louis Post-Dispatch within the course of six Decades. The next big move for Pulitzer came five years later, while in New York on his way into Europe, Pulitzer purchased the New York World and more than resurrected the dying paper in fifteen years using the exact same innovative, industry-altering techniques he'd used in Missouri ("Joseph," Business...