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Mandela in Hospital Day 25

July 3, 2013

One of the members of the the #BBC team out in #SouthAfrica at the moment to cover Nelson #Mandela 's hospitalisation was also around to cover his release from prison. The story of how Mike Wooldridge (pictured above) managed to file on the historic event is legendary. It also illustrates just how much technology has changed in the media business since Mandela was released 23 years ago.
My colleague Stuart Hughes has written a blog about it which is well worth a read. Here's the link:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/blogcollegeofjournalism/posts/Reporting-Madiba-then-and-now
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