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The first war correspondent, William Howard Russell of the Times

Rupert Furneaux

The first war correspondent, William Howard Russell of the Times

by Rupert Furneaux

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Published by Cassell in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsRussell, William Howard, Sir, 1820-1907
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPN5123 R8 F5
The Physical Object
Pagination240p.
Number of Pages240
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26569679M

Russell was the first ever war correspondent, sending dispatches from the front line by telegram. He wrote for The Times, the newspaper that was increasingly read by the growing middle classes. The Times was openly critical of the way the war was managed by the aristocratic political and military leaders. Life of Sir William Howard Russell C.V.O., LL.D., 2 vols. (London, ); and the brief derivative study by Rupert Furneaux, The First War Correspondent: William Howard Russell of The Times Author: Martin Crawford.

Feb 05,  · William Howard Russell: the first and greatest of war correspondents William Howard Russell was born in Tallaght at Lily Vale, Jobstown in There is little known of his early life at Lily Vale, but it was the home of his maternal grandfather Captain Jack Kelly who was heavily involved in fox hunting in Tallaght. War Correspondent A CONVIVIAL WILLIAM HOWARD RUSSELL spent his last night in London before sailing to America at his favorite haunt, the Garrick, the liveliest of all the city's respectable clubs. He dined with his friend William Makepeace Thackeray, the magazine editor and novelist.

Sir William Howard Russell (28 March , Tallaght, County Dublin, Ireland – 11 February , London, England) was an Irish reporter with The Times, and is considered to have been one of the first modern war correspondents. Comments: William Howard Russell was a special war correspondent for the London Times, reporting on the American Civil War. It was clear in his writings that he supported the Southern cause but opposed the institution of slavery. In this work, he postulated that the .


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Crimean War. William Howard Russell, who covered the Crimean War, also for The Times, is often described as the first modern war correspondent. The stories from this era, which were almost as lengthy and analytical as early books on war, took numerous weeks from being written to being published.

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Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Particular highlights are his time in the US at the outbreak of the Civil War, his time in India during a 4/5. Among some common misunderstandings about the Crimean War and Miss Florence Nightingale is the one about William Howard Russell and the Times of London newspaper.

It is said The first war correspondent Russell was the "first" war correspondent and that his story in the Times caused the public and private uproar over the lack of medical attention paid Crimean War troops.

Aug 01,  · William Howard Russell wrote My Diary North and South while traveling through the Union and the Confederacy from March to April as a The first war correspondent correspondent for the Times of London. Along the way he met and interviewed an impressive number of Union and Confederate leaders -- including Abraham LincolnCited by: Mar 24,  · Although admitted to the Bar, it was as a correspondent for The Times of London that Russell established his reputation.

His fame came from his dogged coverage of the Crimean War. Jul 28,  · William Howard Russell is the journalist widely regarded as the father of modern war reporting, which began with his remarkable dispatches from the Crimean war in InThe Times sent Russell to cover the American Civil War.

He was paid the amazing sum of £1, a year and expenses. He opposed slavery and supported the Union Army. However, his criticism of their tactics at Bull Run he was forbidden to accompany the army. He.

Dressed in quasi-military uniform, his popular identification as ‘Crimean Russell’ is captured in the engraving from the Illustrated Times of 6 October ‘Sir William Howard Russell, British war correspondent for The Times, reporting from the Crimea in ’.

Unattributed engraving in Illustrated Times, 6 Octoberp. Jun 09,  · The World Famous William Howard Russell The ensuing war saw the emergence of the first world-famous war correspondent, London Times reporter William Howard Russell. The Irish-born Russell, who had grown up a burly street fighter in Dublin and Liverpool, was an inspired choice.

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The author of this book, William Howard Russell, is renowned as the 'first modern war correspondent.' Even though his first experience of war reporting was in during conflict between Prussia and Denmark, Russell, an Irishman, first came to wider recognition as a 'Times' newspaper correspondent through his coverage of the Crimean War in Author: William Howard Russell.

From William Howard Russell, who described the appalling conditions of the Crimean War in the Times of London, to the ranks of reporters, photographers, and cameramen who captured the realities of war in Vietnam, The First Casualty tells a fascinating story of heroism and collusion, censorship and suppression.

About the Author/5(). Sep 01,  · Having won renown in the s for his vivid warfront dispatches from the Crimea, William Howard Russell was the most celebrated foreign 5/5(1). The Times newspaper sent their own war correspondent, William Howard Russell, to the Crimean War.

This was a significant move in journalism: for the first time, the British public could learn about the realities and horrors of war as it unfolded. William Howard Russell War correspondent, The Times. Nearly fired after his first major assignment for inadvertently giving away his scoop to the opposition, his reporting from the Crimea is still, years on, a beacon of moral courage.

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Create.May 01,  · Armed with only a telescope, a watch, and a notebook he retrieved from a dead soldier, William Howard Russell spent twenty-two months reporting from the trenches for the Times of London during the Crimean War.

A novice in a new field of journalism -- war reporting -- when he first set off for Crimea inthe young Irishman returned home a veteran of three bloody battles, having survived.