The Nineties - The Nineties The 24-hour cable news network really got its motor running in the'90s starting with CNN's famous coverage of the Gulf

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The Nineties The 24-hour cable news network really got its motor running in the '90s, starting with CNN 's famous coverage of the Gulf War . With national stories coming to a head (Bill Clinton's involvement with Monica Lewinsky; JonBenet Ramsey ; Columbine ; OJ Simpson ), a combination of the networks and the Internet made reporting what it is today (same info repeated ad nauseum, new info as needed). Sadly, this also started the trend of news networks latching onto and subsequently overreporting whatever they deemed to be the "next big thing". Anime was just starting to gain a following in the United States. Girls had Sailor Moon and the boys had Dragon Ball Z , and. .. that was about it unless you wanted to really do some hardcore searching. Of course, these anime were Bowdlerised out the wazoo, but most kids didn't know, as they had nothing to compare it to. The only way to acquire manga was through specialty stores and importers, and it was expensive and often poorly translated (if at all). In
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This note was uploaded on 01/17/2012 for the course AMH AMH2010 taught by Professor Pietrzak during the Fall '10 term at Broward College.

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