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The Olympics Meet the Press

The Olympics Meet the Press

By Rachael Barthelmes, Intern


During the Olympics, while most people are fascinated by Michael Phelps’ speed, Gabby Douglas’ flexibility and Claressa Shields’ strength, I am personally blown away by the media’s ability to keep track of the Olympians’ every move. With over 10,000 athletes from 204 National Olympic Committees participating in the 2012 London Summer Olympics news outlets around the world have poured an enormous amount of money and resources into preparation for the games. Check out this article from The Guardian UK to learn more about how news outlets have prepared for ‘The Biggest Media Event in History.’

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