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Press conference, 2007

Press conference, 2007

All Blacks captain Richie McCaw (front, right) and coach Graham Henry answer questions at a press conference at Christchurch airport in October 2007. The All Black team had just returned following their exit, at the quarter-final stage, from the Rugby World Cup. Press conferences where reporters from all media attend and ask questions for all to hear have become the most common way for journalists to obtain background information from players and coaches.

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Keith Quinn, 'Sports reporting and commentating - Newspaper reporting, 1930s to 2000s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/40081/press-conference-2007 (accessed 26 August 2019)

Story by Keith Quinn, published 5 Sep 2013