When I went to Baghdad in 1991 you could be incommunicado for a whole day,” recalls Little. “You gathered all the material, thought about it and got it straight in your mind as you went back to the hotel. Only then did you go on air. Nowadays you’d be under pressure to go live before you’d had a chance to do all that scrutiny and asking of questions.
The BBC’s Allan Little, quoted in this BBC College of Journalism post: A radio studio in my hotel room, ten minutes after checking in