1916 Easter Rising in Ireland, a Milestone of Foreign Reporting

April 25, 2016 Rebecca Corrente

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By Liam Stack
April 25, 2016
New York Times

The Easter Rising lasted only five days. Yet the 1916 uprising by Irish rebels garnered more than 50 articles in The New York Times, which kept the story on its front page for more than two weeks.

The intense coverage of the rebellion that began 100 years ago this week reflected an important moment not just for Ireland, but for Irish America and The Times itself, historians say.

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