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Robert Atkins on 14 Feb 2001 22:10:31 -0000


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FEBRUARY 14, 2001, NEW FEATURES:

NEWS AND REVIEWS: ART MEETS PERSONAL POLITICS
Performing before surveillance cameras in the U.K.; urban culture online
in India; the Internet after the Berlin Wall. Robert Atkins' latest.
http://www.mediachannel.org/arts/gallery

IS INDEPENDENT ADVOCACY POSSIBLE?
Did a public-policy group support Microsoft because the company
funded them? The Independent Institute rebuts the charges---
and challenges the critics' independence.
http://www.mediachannel.org/views/oped/trustus.shtml

WAR ZONE HERO
"Someone has to show the world what's happening, " said Mohammed
Shaffi. Rashid Mughal remembers the cameraman, who died last week.
http://www.mediachannel.org/views/oped/shaffi.shtml

NEWS DISSECTOR: AL GORE, JOURNALISM TEACHER
Journalists protested when Al Gore showed up to teach journalism. But
Danny Schechter says the press wrote up the wrong lesson.
http://www.mediachannel.org/views/dissector/goreteach.shtml

DAILY MEDIA NEWS
Breaking news stories about the media internationally,
from mainstream and alternative sources.
http://www.mediachannel.org/news/today/

**FROM OUR AFFILIATES**

MEDIA READER
* Beatles On Radio In Bucharest
* Covering East Africa's Wars
* Racists In Cyberspace
And much, much more... Plus: Streaming audio and video
http://www.mediachannel.org/news/mediareader/front.shtml

VIVA, INDY MEDIA!
The Zapatista struggles inspired the first Independent Media Center
in Seattle. Now the Zapatistas celebrate their own IMC in Chiapas.
http://www.mediachannel.org/front.shtml#imc

FREE SPEECH AND FAMILY VALUES
The $10 billion U.S. porn industry is worried the conservative new
Attorney General won't protect its freedom.
http://www.mediachannel.org/front.shtml#porn

NEWSPAPERS VERSUS THE ANC?
Is antigovernment hostility from white-dominated newspapers a
holdover of the apartheid era?
http://www.mediachannel.org/front.shtml#anc

WILL THE FCC GET RADICAL?
New U.S. Federal Communications Commission Chairman
Michael Powell dismisses Digital Divide concerns.
http://www.mediachannel.org/front.shtml#fcc

HOT STORIES
MediaChannel affiliates offer the latest news and opinion
on the world's top media stories. This week: Pacifica Radio,
U.S. Election Coverage, Israel/Palestine Media Bias,
Serbian Media and the AOL-Timer Warner merger
http://www.mediachannel.org/news/hotstories

MediaChannel welcomes our new affiliates:
Etcetera * Capital Magazine * Nile Basin Society * Wild Duck Review
Mass Mitec Creative Collaborative Communications
http://www.mediachannel.org/
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MEDIACHANNEL'S BULLETIN BOARD AND MARKETPLACE
jobs*events*action alerts*services*equipment*programming & more

NEW POSTS INCLUDE:
*TV FILM: "The Merchants of Cool"—Media targets youth.
*EVENT: Conference on the UK Communications White Paper
*JOB: World Bank seeks Communications Advisor

FOR THESE AND MORE, VISIT
http://www.mediachannel.org/bulletinboards
http://www.mediachannel.org/market
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NEW! THE MEDIACHANNEL BOOK CORNER
Excerpts, reviews and interviews from some of the most exciting and
provocative books and writers on media. From Pierre Bourdieu to
Gareth Branwyn, Galeano, Newkirk, Schiller and more. Purchases help
support MediaChannel through our partnership with Powell's Books.
http://www.mediachannel.org/bookcorner
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MEDIACHANNEL SEEKS INTERNS!
MediaChannel is seeking interns with a background in media studies,
media activism, or with Web publishing, programming, and multimedia
skills.
Contact catherine {AT} mediachannel.org
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THE JOURNALISTS' TOOLKIT
http://www.mediachannel.org/getinvolved/journo
THE ESSENTIAL BOOKMARK FOR ANY JOURNALIST
Research tools, interview tips, Web writing guides and more!
http://www.mediachannel.org/getinvolved/journo

WEBMASTERS: YOU CAN ADD THIS ICON:
http://www.mediachannel.org/images/jtoolkit-mediachannel.gif
TO LINK TO THE TOOLKIT
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AS THE MEDIA WATCH THE WORLD, WE WATCH THE MEDIA.

MediaChannel is a not-for-profit project of OneWorld and The Global
Center, and is produced by Globalvision New Media.

MediaChannel.org (http://www.mediachannel.org) is the first Web
portal dedicated to international media issues, and the premiere Internet
source for analysis and information about the media. Driven by content
from a network of more than 590 international media
organizations and contributors.

MediaChannel explores areas such as freedom of expression, citizen
access to media, trends in media ownership, media arts and the
intersection of media and politics.

Support for MediaChannel.org has come from the Rockefeller Foundation,
The Open Society Institute, the Arca Foundation, the Reebok Human
Rights Foundation, the Puffin Foundation, the ABB group
and individual donors.

MediaChannel.org relies on grants and donations to continue its work.
If you want to help, please make a tax-deductible donation to the
Global Center, 1600 Broadway, Suite 700, New York, NY 10019.
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