Saturday August 8, 2020

Stranger in his own home

Peter Godwin is happy to be back in Ireland.

31st March, 2007

Peter Godwin is happy to be back in Ireland.

It was here, he says, as a BBC correspondent in the early 1990s, that he learned some of the lessons that made him as a journalist.

‘‘It was just before the peace process took off and the violence was still in full swing,” he recalls. ‘‘You very quickly learned that all your reports had to be scrupulously accurate and absolutely balanced.

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