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Think Like a Historian: Vimy In Newspapers

THINK LIKE A HISTORIAN

#VimyRidge

RELEASED 2017

A newspaper article can show us what people of the day were reading, but it also reflects very specific views.

The politics of the paper, the perspective of the editor and writer, and wartime censorship all influenced the content of newspapers. How do we analyze an account from the past that we know was censored? Just because it appeared in a newspaper, does that make it factual?