As Libyan rebels entered Tripoli yesterday, Sky News reporter Alex Crawford appeared to be the only Western broadcast reporter on the scene.

How’d she do it? How’d she broadcast from the capital?

According to the Daily Telegraph “the astonishing footage from the streets of Tripoli was produced using an Apple Mac Pro laptop computer connected to a mini-satellite dish that was charged by a car cigarette lighter socket.”

Somewhere MacGyver is smiling.

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    Creativity is the key at anywhere, anytime.
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    This is incredible. Just.. the absolute joy and catharsis of the man shouting “Freedom!” around 2:50… wow.
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    amazing.
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    Alex Crawford記者のレポート。
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    This is going to be how journalism in tumult will get done in the future, with tiny broadcasting operations that can be...
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