This furtive and sinister dynasty did not just enter the Portland journalist scene, during the early 80s, from New Yorker new money. As we will see in the second part of this expose´, their suffocating presence on American publishing started quite early. This same publishing dynasty started around the time that the Hearst and the Pulitzer dynasties began their massive conglomerations in the States. It was during this time around 1910 that the phrase, "yellow journalism," began to be used: meaning tainted journalism.
Part 1: http://portland.indymedia.org/en/2004/06/290982.shtml