By Russell Boyce
The shout went up “He’s bitten him! Suarez has just bitten him!”
It was the World Cup match between Uruguay and Italy, and both teams were playing for a place in the last 16.
By Wolfgang Rattay
If you’re really interested in understanding how we at Reuters work as a team across Europe to make sure that the right pictures from the Euro 2012 soccer championships arrive in time at hundreds of online sites and the next day in the papers, read this insight. You will understand that everyone in the team is an important cog in the machine and that not everything is someone sitting in the right corner of the pitch and triggering the camera’s shutter. If you read until the end, you will be rewarded with Amanda’s secret “spell-checker” recipe. It’s worth it — but only if you don’t have any health issues with your stomach.
SLIDESHOW: BEST OF EURO 2012
“Where were you when the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami hit?”
For me, it is a day I will always remember. I had barely been working as a picture sub-editor on the Asia Desk for a month. I remember being asked to come in early to work that Sunday morning because “an earthquake had hit and it seems quite bad”.