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Hearst (media)

Hearst is an American multinational conglomerate group based in the Hearst Tower in Midtown Manhattan, New York City. Founded by William Randolph Hearst as an owner of newspapers, the company has holdings that have subsequently expanded to include a highly diversified portfolio of media interests. The Hearst family is involved in the ownership and management of the corporation.

Hearst is one of the largest diversified communications companies in the world. Its major ownership interests include 15 daily and 36 weekly newspapers and more than 300 magazines worldwide, including Harper's Bazaar, Cosmopolitan, Esquire, Elle, and O, The Oprah Magazine; 31 television stations through Hearst Television, Inc., which reach a combined 20% of U.S. viewers; ownership in leading cable networks, including A+E Networks, and ESPN Inc.; as well as business publishing, digital distribution, television production, newspaper features distribution, and real estate ventures.


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Hearst (surname)

Hearst is a surname. Notable people with the surname include:

  • Amanda Hearst (born 1984), American socialite, activist, fashion model and heiress
  • Garrison Hearst, NFL running back
  • George Hearst
  • George Randolph Hearst, Jr.
  • John Randolph Hearst
  • John Augustine Hearst
  • Lydia Hearst-Shaw
  • Michael Hearst
  • Millicent Hearst
  • Patty Hearst (born 1954), now known as Patricia Hearst Shaw, American newspaper heiress and occasional actress, kidnap victim
  • Phoebe Hearst
  • Phoebe Hearst Cooke
  • Randolph Apperson Hearst (1915–2000), last surviving son of William Randolph Hearst and father of Patty Hearst
  • Rick Hearst
  • William Howard Hearst (1864–1941), Conservative premier of the Canadian province of Ontario
  • William Randolph Hearst (1863–1951), American newspaper magnate, founder of Hearst Corporation and builder of Hearst Castle
  • William Randolph Hearst II (1908–1993), editor-in-chief of Hearst Newspapers after the death of his father
  • William Randolph Hearst III (born 1949), president of the William Randolph Hearst Foundation since early 2003

Usage examples of "hearst".

It is hard to understand, in fact, how the shriveled Hearst management can still find enough gimps, bigots and deranged Papists to staff a rotten paper like the Herald.

Others saw themselves as architects of a new and perfect republic, and their leader was La Follette of Wisconsin, far more dangerous in his idealism than any of the Bryanites, who were bound to be swayed by popular opinion, a highly volatile substance produced, often at whim, by William Randolph Hearst in his eight newspapers, not to mention all the other publishers, to a man for war.

All in all, he decided, it was a tribute to the energy and colorfulness of Theodore Roosevelt that this less than splendid house, formerly rented by Elihu Root, was now occupied by Representative William Randolph Hearst.

While the final meeting between Theodore Roosevelt and William Randolph Hearst did take place within the context of the Archbold letters, no one knows what was actually said.

Hearst was depicted as a diseased voluptuary, a blackmailer and bribe-taker, to the delight of the nation’s non-Hearstian press.

Hearst had already proposed that she buy into his new venture, Cosmopolitan Pictures, currently making movies in his own New York studio at Second Avenue and 127th Street.

Actually, the vaudeville-loving President would probably have enjoyed very much the highly suggestive but never absolutely libellous story of the young showgirl for whom the fifty-year-old Hearst had, if not forsaken his wife, abandoned her to the rigors of respectable domesticity while he squired, without cigarettes, alcohol or bad language, his chorus girl through the only slightly subdued night life of wartime New York.

He got his degree at some night school on Post Street in San Francisco, while working as a copy boy for the Hearst Examiner.

Either the ship had exploded from a spontaneous combustion in the coal-bins, or a floating mine had accidentally hit a bulkhead, or -- and this was currently being whispered up and down Printing House Square -- Hearst himself had caused the Maine to be blown up so that he could increase the Journal's circulation with his exciting, on-the-spot coverage of the war.

But it offers a smorgasbord of fun - Symbolism of the Tarot, Intermediate Contract Bridge, Folk Guitar, Quilting, Horseshoeing, Chinese Cooking, Hearst Castle Tours, Modern Jazz, Taoism, Hatha Yoga Asanas, Aikido, Polarity Therapy, Mime, Raku, Bicycling, Belly Dancing, Shiatsu Massage, Armenian Cuisine, Revelation and Prophecy, Cake Art, Life Insurance Sales Techniques, Sexuality and Spirituality, Home Bread Baking, Ecuadorian Backstrap Weaving, The Tao of Physics, and lots, lots more!

Hearst, the Fourth Estate to a level quite unheard of in any time .

Hearst wandered over to the French window that opened onto a terrace, with a view of the Hudson, and the high Palisades.

He had an excellent managing editor in view, who would have to be paid more than Hearst paid him, which was far too much, but if anyone could salvage the Baltimore Examiner it would be one Charles Hapgood, a native of Maryland's eastern shore and eager to abandon Chicago's arctic winters and tropical summers for equable Baltimore.

He also told Hearst newspaper columnist Arthur Brisbane that he was pretty sure the mob had done it and he thought he could get the baby back—.

Although the Eastern leadership of the party found Hearst intolerable, he had managed to collect so much support in the South and West that he had an excellent chance of winning the nomination if Parker failed to be nominated on the first ballot.