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Do Journalists Really Need Drones?


Back in elementary school when I was hand-writing my newspaper The Lewisburg Snoopy Nose, I never dreamed what sort of tools journalists would be using today.
Unless I fell asleep watching “The Jetsons,” that is.
You know those unmanned drone planes that we’ve been using to target and eliminate terrorists overseas? According to the New York Times, American journalists are champing at the bit for the Federal Aviation Administration to lift restrictions so they can use (unarmed) drones for newsgathering.
News executives explain that the devices would be invaluable for displaying the magnitude of natural disasters, studying finicky wildlife ...

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