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hotel reporting
 n.— «ABC’s Peter Jennings called it “hotel reporting.” We got it from China last June when many Western journalists, their freedom of movement severely restricted in Beijing, were forced to observe the crackdown of pro-reform dissidents from their hotel rooms overlooking Tian An Men Square.» —“A View From the Hotel: Reporting the Panama Conflict” by Howard Rosenberg Los Angeles Times Dec. 21, 1989. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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