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"Whoops" How the Networks Got it Wrong
What went wrong on election night? Why did the networks screw up so badly? In this MediaChannel exclusive, investigative reporter Michael Hammerschlag uncovers what went on behind the network scenes.



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We Sell You A Merry Christmas
As the American-style shop-a-thon is exported around the globe, MediaChannel affiliates take on the commercialization of Christmas and offer some media techniques for fighting back.




Top Stories 2000
As the year 2000 fizzes to an end, News Dissector Danny Schechter looks back at the media trends and stories he thinks were most important.



Can Newspapers Survive?
As we move into 2001, newspapers must go online to survive, warns Stephen Downes. They also must not abandon the local content that is their lifeblood. From NewsTrolls, Inc.






"Therapy News" In The U.K.
British journalism is abandoning substance for sentimentality, writes MediaChannel advisor Tessa Mayes, as reporters put victims ahead of experts and replace facts with feelings.







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CNN International's Elite Audience
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Haiti's Media Of The People
In Haiti, a nation currently living through the aftermath of an internationally condemned election, a highly developed oral and musical culture can challenge illiteracy, poverty and state-sponsored repression of the media. From World Assoc. for Christian Comm.



AOL-Time Warner: Welcome To The New Internet
Merger approval conditions will force the company to open high-speed lines to other ISPs, but for the average AOL user getting beyond Time Warner content may be daunting. MediaChannel affiliates offer news and opinion on the media deal of 2000.



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