What online news looked like on 9/11

With Twitter, Facebook and YouTube yet to come, newspapers and TV sites played pivotal role
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Sites looked primitive by today’s standards

There was no Twitter, Facebook or YouTube on Sept. 11, 2001. Google News was a year from launch. And while most everyone stayed glued to their TV sets to watch the unfolding horror, there still was plentiful coverage online. The Internet Archive WayBack Machine doesn't crawl all news sites, and some of those that it does weren't recorded on 9/11, but what follows is a representative sample of how the sites looked on that day. Included are CNN, the New York Times, FOX News, Reuters and the BBC.
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