1. South of Nowhere screened in the timeslot immediately following Degrassi: The Next Generation [return to page 1 of essay]

2. Some examples:
Teen Spot—forums dedicated to gay, lesbian and bisexual “teen issues"

The Spencer and Ashley Forum—a section dedicated to “advice and real-life" issues

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