Friday, September 26, 2014

Moose Jaw Times-Herald: Lisa's Corner: Slow down and look around

By Lisa Goudy

If there’s one thing no one can deny, it’s that technology has changed everything.

Recently I re-watched the 1976 movie All The President’s Men, a film I saw for the first time as a requirement for a journalism class. The story based on factual events follows Washington Post journalists Bob Woodward (Robert Redford) and Carl Bernstein (Dustin Hoffman) as they uncovered the Watergate scandal that took place between 1972 and 1974, which ultimately resulted in the resignation of President Richard Nixon.

Through unnamed sources, doubts, denials, relentless phone calls and trips to the library, the complex series of events transformed to a possibility to a confirmation.

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