So, what is this ‘Internet’? MTV News offered a primer—in 1995

Does this well-informed piece make anyone else long for the days when MTV actually contributed to society instead of accelerating its decline?

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That following year, MTV News tackled the subject in a thoughtful and well-informed piece. It features interviews with David Bowie, Billy Corgan, Newt Gingrich, and others you’d never—ever—see on MTV today, unless one of them had a baby out of wedlock with a teenager or got beaten up by a “Jersey Shore” cast member.

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