Originally Posted by Poly
You may be right that technology now makes it easier to report (or find the right person to report to. But it also makes it easier to get the info to the news agencies. Its easier to get pictures from a beach and get them back to the paper / studio in time for the deadline...
Spot-on! I'm old enough to have lived in an era when the latest and fastest form of news comms was Ceefax but now we all have the ability to broadcast an item of news (factually correct or otherwise
) within seconds - I heard someone once say that the definition of old age is when new technology really does surprise you...i'm old then