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Reflecting on the essential role of the news media in 2020, and looking ahead to 2021

Dec 31, 2020 - CNN
Board and Executive Moves

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The year 2021 is about to start with a bang. We have compiled a list of fourteen media world stories to watch in the months ahead. But up first, a review of 2020:

The stress test

The pandemic was a top-to-bottom stress test for the media sector, from newsrooms to movie theater chains to indie bookstores. No corner of the media world was unscathe...