Definition of Hearst, William Randolph in English:

Hearst, William Randolph

proper noun

  • (1863–1951), American newspaper publisher and tycoon. His introduction of features such as large headlines and sensational crime reporting revolutionized American journalism. He was the model for the central character of Orson Welles's film Citizen Kane (1941).

Pronunciation:

Hearst, William Randolph

/həːst/