Though dramatic, 2003 was the 'Year of Confirmation'

  • 2003-12-18
  • By Gary Peach
RIGA - Many journalists admittedly have a deranged sense of excitement. Where others may find comfort in predictability, journalists thrive in times of chaos and often hope for the worst so as to bring more attention to what they do.And so it happened last year - three times, in matter of fact - that the devilish reporters of The Baltic Times secretly wished for a referendum on joining the European Union to fail. To be sure, not out of a conspicuous desire to keep Estonia, Latvia or Lithuania out of Europe, but because failure would have meant mega-news, sensationalism, more hits on our upd...
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