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Dateline: Terror Attacks Boosted American's Appetite for Foreign News - 2002-08-19

In the aftermath of the September 11 terrorist attacks, Americans turned for details to the news media. Better known for local and national coverage, U.S. media outlets scrambled to satisfy heightened interest in international news as a result of September 11. But, as Carol Castiel reports in this edition of Dateline, sustaining interest and coverage of international news poses formidable challenges for readers and editors alike.