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  1. Hearst, William Randolph Hearstnoun

    United States newspaper publisher whose introduction of large headlines and sensational reporting changed American journalism (1863-1951)


  1. hearst

    Hearst is a mass media and business information conglomerate based in New York City. It is known for its publishing of newspapers, magazines, and other media outlets, including Cosmopolitan, Esquire, and Marie Claire. The company also has interests in cable television networks, television and radio broadcasting, internet businesses, and real estate. It was founded by William Randolph Hearst in 1887.


  1. Hearst

    Hearst is a town in the Canadian province of Ontario. It is located in Northern Ontario, approximately 92 kilometres west of Kapuskasing, approximately 935 kilometres north of Toronto and 520 kilometres east of Thunder Bay along Highway 11. At Hearst, Highway 583 extends northward to Lac-Sainte-Thérèse and southward to Jogues, Coppell and Mead.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Hearst is ranked #20502 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Hearst surname appeared 1,294 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Hearst.

    58% or 751 total occurrences were White.
    35.1% or 455 total occurrences were Black.
    3.5% or 46 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    2.6% or 34 total occurrences were of two or more races.

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  1. haster

  2. hearts

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Hearst in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Hearst in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of Hearst in a Sentence

  1. Tom Jennings:

    That’s kind of Patty Hearst life.

  2. Tom Jennings:

    I believe [ the SLA ] saw themselves as kind of a modern-day Robin Hood organization where they are literally going to rob from the rich to give to the poor, their original demand was 70 dollars of groceries for every person on welfare in the state of California in 1974. And somebody ran the math and said, ‘ Well, that’s 400 million dollars. ’ Even for someone like Patty Hearst, that’s not an amount he could come up with. He came up with the first $ 2 million and they demanded more … This demand of food for the people, that’s when Patty started to turn in her tapes … It’s in my opinion they were trying to make a point … The point was you’re rich, many people are poor. They deserve to have a decent quality of life. And you’re the one who’s going to pay for that by giving them food.

  3. Tom Jennings:

    In the several months before they kidnapped Patty Hearst, two of their members were arrested and eventually convicted of murdering an Oakland school official, that set the table in the sense that these people were very capable of committing violence. Patty Hearst kidnap letter. ( Courtesy of Smithsonian Channel) And so Patty Hearst comes along and it was a very opportunistic way for them to put themselves on the front page of newspapers every day … They were certainly good at playing the media to their benefit back then.

  4. Armando Quintero:

    Hearst Castle is a state treasure and we are thrilled to reopen this wonder to the public to enjoy in a safe and responsible manner.

  5. Stephen Hearst:

    My logic back then was very simple, this was an opportunity to clarify the record, to draw the distinction between the fictional character of Charlie Kane and his gloomy Xanadu and WR Hearst and his beautiful architectural masterpiece at the top of the hill at San Simeon.

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