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Financial meltdown apart, it has been a slow news year

21st November, 2009

Economic meltdown apart, 2009 may well get a spot in history as being the year of the ‘Inconsequential News Story’.

Though several of the ‘big’ news stories of this year have not been stories at all, TV audiences, web surfers and newspaper readers have proved unusually willing to pursue the most unlikely narratives, perhaps simply as a means of taking a break from it all.

Here’s the evidence:

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