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Journalists, 1950 (1st of 4)

Journalists, 1950

Journalists write news reports and longer feature stories for newspapers. In New Zealand, as in other countries, they developed a reputation as hard-drinking, tough and resourceful professionals. This quartet, from Wellington's Evening Post, is shown in Auckland in 1950, reporting on the British Empire Games (later known as the Commonwealth Games). 

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Evening Post Collection (PAColl-0614)
Reference: 114/164/01-F

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Mark Derby, 'Newspapers - Competition and challenges, 1940–2000', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 7 July 2022)

Story by Mark Derby, published 22 Oct 2014