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Time Warner-AOL Merger / Instant Merging #194860

ABC Evening News for Friday, Jan 12, 2001
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) The addition of AOL to the Time Warner sign at Rockefeller Center in New York City after the entertainment industry American Online-Time Warner merger shown.

(Washington: Lisa Stark) The spread of instant messaging, which is a key to future communications, examined; details given of AOL's domination of the market. [On-line teens Kathleen FELDMAN, Sara STINSON, creative strategist Tim BAJARIN - laud instant messaging.] [Institution for the Future Paul SAFFO - says AOL knows it has to open up the system.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) information on instant messaging versus e-mail noted.

Jennings, Peter;
Stark, Lisa

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