Beyond the Front Line by Mike McRoberts review

By David Cohen In Books

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7th January, 2012
Consider, for a moment, the following proclamation by Mike McRoberts, globe­trotting frontman of 3 News: “The ‘fame’ aspect of what I do has never been a motivating factor. Nor is it for anyone I respect or admire. Like me, people like Hilary Barry, John Campbell and my wife, Paula, would gladly do the work they do without the associated public profile. I became a journalist to tell stories, not necessarily to read the six o’clock news or to have my face on billboards and the backs of city buses.” Well, ...

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