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  • Scribes’ woes

    Scribes’ woes

    Few realise that even journalists have to keep in mind local sensitivities when gathering information. Often one’s personal emotions have to be suppressed when covering an event. A very senior octogenarian scribe once described how he had to interview an eminent person, who was afflicted by leprosy. Resisting the urge to cover his nose in …

    September 19, 2016