You will read each of the two excerpts from the New York Journal and the New York Times reporting on the sinking of the USS Maine.
Upon finishing reading each of the excerpts, compare the evidence used by both papers to support their claims that the Maine was blown up by attack or by unknown causes.
2) Which account is more believable? Why? Which uses stronger evidence? Use at least three specific examples/phrases/words from the articles to support your position.
3) Does this difference in accounts matter? Why or why not?
4) Define: Yellow Journalism and Muckraking. Determine which of the articles align with each term.