THIS STORY HAS BEEN FORMATTED FOR EASY PRINTING

Jim Thistle, 66; brought old-style journalism to TV news

By Christopher Baxter
Globe Correspondent / July 30, 2008

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Undaunted by near-freezing temperatures and a ferocious January wind, longtime Boston newsman Jim Thistle clung to the satellite mast of a television truck in 1982, in a last-ditch effort to broadcast images of the World Airways plane crash at Logan Airport. (Full article: 757 words)

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