When reporting goes gonzo
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Did you hear the one about the reporter who found sanctuary in a tiger cage? Or the one who stripped down to interview clothed organizers of a nudist conference? Those are two of the "odd situations" recounted by reporters in Columbia Journalism Review: "As I was asking the deputy secretary of agriculture why the new guidelines did not limit sugar levels in the meals, I was holding a couple of deer forelegs in my hands, waving them to make my point more forcefully."