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WUSA Moves to One-Person Crews

From: Washington Post By Paul Farhi Washington Post Staff Writer Friday, December 12, 2008; Page C01 The march of technology and the shrinking economy are beginning to take a toll on the traditional means of television news-gathering: the TV news crew. Under a new agreement reached this week with its labor unions, WUSA, Channel 9, will become the first station in Washington to replace its crews with one-person “multimedia journalists”…