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Fwd: Re: Another Media Blackout
>Subject: Re: Another Media Blackout (was Re: [IFWP] Police use pepper spr
>Date: Wed, 01 Dec 1999 06:48:06 -0800
>From: "Mark C. Langston" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>On 1 December 1999, Mark Jeftovic <email@example.com> wrote:
> >On 01-Dec-99 Jay Fenello wrote:
> >> Well, it's 3:30 a.m. EST, and I have seen very
> >> little coverage of the riots. It's seems that
> >> the Pete Rose story is a much higher priority
> >> topic tonight!
> >> In other words, I'd say were in the midsts of
> >> another media blackout. For those who missed
> >> the last one, there is a good summary at:
> >> http://www.icann.org/comments-mail/icann-current/msg00677.html
> >I dunno Jay, I don't watch much TV but I flipped on CNN last night and
> >they had quite extensive coverage of it. Also the radio station I listen
> >to in the morning (CFRB in Toronto) talked about it at length as well.
>Supposedly, KOMO 4 in Seattle openly admitted to an imposed media
>blackout, and stated that the only coverage that'd be broadcast would
>be the police-approved content.
>Source: Seattle Independent Media Center (http://www.indymedia.org),
>whose offices are at ground zero, and were filled with CS gas last night
>while the police detained about 100 reporters in their office.
>Mark C. Langston
>San Jose, CA
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