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NEWS DISSECTOR:
Free Speech, Mogul-Style

In the name of free speech, a U.S. federal appeals court recently nullified rules limiting cable companies' reach. Danny Schechter calls the decision, which is sure to foster monopolies, a media crime.



Latin America: Taking On Corruption
The journalists behind Periodistas Frente a la Corrupción, or Journalists Against Corruption, see themselves as a media organization for the new millennium. Since their launch in August, 2000, they've been providing regional services and support to Latin American journalists who investigate and report on corruption. From Periodistas Frente a la Corrupción






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• Bertelsmann's CEO on Napster
• Crime reporting ten years after Rodney King
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The End Of International News?
The U.S. media, writes historian Franz Schurmann, seem to be in denial about the country's difficulties in world diplomacy. Things can only get worse unless they face reality. From Media Alliance-San Francisco Bay area



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The Great Flameout
The Web was supposed to be the greatest medium yet for advertisers. What went wrong? For starters, many advertisers still expect the Internet to go the way of CB radio. From The Industry Standard




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The Election Story Never Told
EXCLUSIVE: The election was stolen in Florida. You could read all about it ... in Britain. Investigative reporter and MediaChannel advisor Greg Palast reports on the U.S. media blackout.

NEW: Greg Palast speaks about these issues on NPR's "On the Media" show. You can listen here. (Requires RealPlayer)



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ELECTION NIGHT MEDIA MISHAP

The flap over the networks' miscues in calling the 2000 U.S. elections continues. MediaChannel contributing journalist Michael Hammerschlag shares his definitive data bank, as well as analysis of the Congressional hearings and network admissions.

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MEDIA DOWNPLAYS ZAPATISTA MARCH

The Mexico City–based Narco News network has been covering the Zapatista march on Mexico City, while other news outlets are giving the event short shrift, according to a California newspaper. Editor Al Giordano appeals to MediaChannel readers for support to keep his site going.

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