How Fake News Dragged USA Into A War With Spain-USS Maine Explosion

Yellow magazine, known for its manipulative news reporting, almost started a war between the USA and Spain.

A cartoon asking for retribution for the sinking of USS Maine. Source-https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/8/89/Victor_Gillam_Unlucky_13_1898_Cornell_CUL_PJM_1132_01.jpg/1280px-Victor_Gillam_Unlucky_13_1898_Cornell_CUL_PJM_1132_01.jpg

It was a US battleship off the coast of Cuba. An explosion rocked the ship’s hull, and it began to sink. The reason for the blast was debated and exaggerated by a new form…

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Karthick Nambi

Karthick Nambi

A human with interest in history and technology