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Whitney Houston funeral - Millions go to church with media on Saturday
Whitney Houston funeral - Millions go to church with media on Saturday

I went to church on CNN Saturday, and it was one of the most powerful, uplifting and spiritual experiences I've had in years. Yes, watching six hours of cable TV coverage of Whitney Houston's funeral was a spiritual experience, and I am not using that word carelessly. It was profound and elevating, and the way in which media bring us together for such experiences makes up for one hell of a lot of cable TV's daily sins. CNN certainly wasn't the only cable channel with wall-to-wall coverage. BET was on even earlier with its package, and everyone from E! to TVOne, MSNBC and Fox News was at New Hope Baptist Church, the Newark congregation that Houston and her celebrated...

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