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Olympic Media Villages Offer Home Away from Home for Journalists

For every Olympics, an Athletes Village is created to house the thousands who will take part in the sporting events. But what about the thousands of journalists who cover the Games? While many are in hotels scattered about the host city, most stay in so-called Media Villages, typically new high-rises in the suburbs where apartments will be rented or sold after the Olympics. VOA reporters covering the Rio Summer Games are staying in one of them west of downtown Rio. The home away from...

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