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Critic's Notebook

Once essential, MTV no longer calls the cultural tune

By Matthew Gilbert
Globe Staff / May 6, 2007

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Is MTV headed for the "What Ever Happened To ? " list, alongside the kids from "Diff'rent Strokes" and Adam and the Ants? Once the Goliath of pop music and youth marketing, once the czar of hip , feeding irony and experimental-film techniques to the masses, MTV has become a cable outlet for booty-driven reality TV. In 2007, some 26 ... (Full article: 1007 words)

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