From The Publisher: Jan. 28, 1991

In this first major war of the computer age, journalists are as dependent on their software as on their wits, and the possibility that a modem will eat their copy lurks as menacingly as a bomb threat. Fortunately, TIME has Hope. As technology manager for the magazine's news service, Hope Almash is the link between correspondents in the field and editors in New York City. Says Almash: "Our correspondents are expected to report and write great stories, then have the wizardry to send them in. These are quite different skills. Some of our people, especially the younger ones, are computer friendly....

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