As deer hunting begins in Maryland, we discuss different means for deer population management, including a controversial program in Montgomery County that allows bow hunting on park lands.
Covering a story in a war zone is dangerous enough for journalists with the resources of major media organizations behind them. But with so many media companies strapped for cash, and so many independent journalists flooding dangerous areas, war reporting has gotten riskier than ever. We talk with a veteran journalist about reporting in the most volatile corners of the world and how to protect the journalists who do it.
- Tyler Marshall Journalist, Writer; Former Diplomatic Correspondent, The Los Angeles Times
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