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Foreign correspondents face danger on a daily basis. They are up against military regimes, dictators who don’t want them in their country and  public protests which can turn violent in an instant.

And while technology has made reporting more efficient and safer, covering the news still comes down to connecting on a personal level.

“Everybody wants the same thing and that’s where we all have the connection,” explained Anna Maria Tremonti, host of The Current on CBC Radio One.

Tremonti was part of a media panel discussion called Muzzled Media – The Global Challenge, last week at the Centre for International Governance Innovation...

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