“zodiac”, comes from a greek word meaning “The circle of
Animals” – “Animals” referring to all living creatures.
was this a reference to it being involved with ATWA and the Eco terrorist groups of this time.
The Zodiac was never one person.
Yellow journalism or the yellow press is a type of journalism that presents little or no legitimate well-researched news and instead uses eye-catching headlines to sell more newspapers. Techniques may include exaggerations of news events, scandal-mongering, or sensationalism.
The Hearst family owned a lot of the media. Including “The Sanfrancisco Chronical” which was in rivalry with the “Sanfrancisco Herald”
The sale of newspapers before the Zodiac murders was so desperate that they had to split the sales of the paper. There was a signed agreement of which newspaper had the morning the other the evening. After the Zodiac sales jumped and the newspapers made a profit.
The 3 newspapers of San Francisco were the San Francisco Chronicle owned
by Hearst trust.
The Sanfrancisco Examiner and the Sanfracisco Times herald.