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June 16, 2008

Students Reporting from "The Front"

Journalists embedded with the American military around the world face a variety of challenges when reporting the news from regions of conflict. To get a flavor of some of the difficulties the University of Minnesota, in conjunction with the National Guard at Camp Ripley, recently offered a weeklong embedded training program for several students and recent graduates. Kevin Keen, a senior studying broadcast journalism, describes his experience.

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