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'Backpack journalists' cover Iraq

“Backpack journalists” who rely on lightweight laptops, satellite phones, inexpensive editing software and digital cameras are among those reporting on the Iraq war — with more mobility than those toating heavy gear. Experts, though, worry that because they often work alone, they can fall prey to fatigue and fear and produce reports that lack context.

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