Reporting in the Crimean War

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For which paper did William Howard Russell report?
The Times
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How did Roger Fenton record the war?
Photography
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Why are Russell's reports not 100% reliable?
He was racist against the French and Turkish, not actually on the field for the Harsh Winter 1855, and part of a deliberate campaign to attack Lord Raglan.
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Why are Fenton's photographs not 100% reliable?
He was strictly instructed not to capture the horrors of war (dead bodies) and technology did not allow him to photograph moving scenes i.e battles
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What was the impact of war reporting?
For the first time, the public were informed on the war as it happened and were able to form public opinion, generally a negative opinion towards army officials
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