May 6 - 1835 - The New York Herald is Founded

James Gordon Bennett, Sr. founded the New York Herald, and maybe with it the tabloid media culture. He certainly wasn't a fan of upscale journalism, but he also was successful for a reason. Also, this episode talks about the murder of a prostitute, "Poor Pierce," and the New York Zoo Hoax of 1874. Bennett might have been proud...

William Floyd