In many countries around the world, journalists put themselves at high risk each day covering stories including drug-trafficking, guerrilla groups, violence and war.
Some claim that journalists interested in covering high risk stories should not wait for government action, but instead should receive special, military-like training, such as how to identify the sound of a firing weapon when reporting.
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