Citizen Hearst

Citizen Hearst
Long Shot’s Involvement:

Educational Campaign on behalf of The Hearst Corporation

Release Date:

May 7, 2013


Directed by Academy Award® Nominee Leslie Irwerks, CITIZEN HEARST traces the 125-year history of the Hearst media empire, from William Randolph Hearst’s pioneering and controversial days of headline-grabbing newspapers and yellow journalism, to the global impact of the company’s many successful newspaper, magazine, television, and digital brands that have shaped our culture.

“Required viewing for anyone who wants to know their media history”

—Huffington Post

“The film paints a captivating picture of this legacy of creativity and innovation that was all the brainchild of one very forward-thinking man who laid the groundwork for a media company that is still thriving today…”