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Re: Glitches and Brainlessness

Yes, Dan Harris was and is a good reporter, and from what I've seen of his
work a dedicated one and trained in how to get the story and report it.  I
don't know exactly where he went to school, but I'd bet it was a good one
and not a fly by night broadcasting school!

- -----Original Message-----
From: Dib9 <Dib9@aol.com>
To: boston-radio-interest@khavrinen.lcs.mit.edu
<boston-radio-interest@khavrinen.lcs.mit.edu>; TERRY_WOOD@prodigy.net
Date: Friday, May 15, 1998 10:21 AM
Subject: Re: Glitches and Brainlessness

>In a message dated 98-05-15 00:48:38 EDT, you write:
><< Dan, when you send children to cover the news, as we are seeing at
> 6, it behooves them to be trained in politics and journalism, I think in
> this case they were neither. >>
>Let's not blame age for the problem.  (Woodward and Bernstein were in their
>20's when they broke the Watergate story.)  Lack of knowledge of the
>is clearly the issue, but that does not necessarily relate to the
>age.  One of the best political reporters that has come through Maine was
>his early 20's.  (Dan Something.  I forget his last name.  He was alo the
>weekend anchor at 6 and I believe he is now somehere in Boston.)
>Dan Billings
>Bowdoinham, Maine