Walk the Walk

Beinart, Peter
December 2001
New Republic;12/10/2001, Vol. 225 Issue 24, p6
Reports on the way the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the U.S. have affected television news broadcasting. How the so-called crawl, a moving ticker-tape-like band of text containing headlines has appeared on news channels; How CNN Headline News incorporates six different lines of news simultaneously on one screen; Role of media to prioritize information, making judgments about what matters and what does not.


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