In an age of globalization, as global news grows more important, it is covered less. The network challenge is how to appear to be covering the world without really covering it.
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At least 18 newspapers have shuttered all their foreign bureaus in the past decade. Many news outlets simply don't have the money and manpower to populate foreign bureaus these days, but that does not mean that foreign stories can't be told.
With the slashing of newsrooms and foreign budgets, some younger correspondents still in the flush of youth may want to listen to author and former foreign correspondent Eric Weiner's sage advice.
WASHINGTON, Jan 5 (IPS) - Despite two wars involving more than 200,000 U.S. troops and a global economic crisis, foreign-related news coverage by the ...
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