1. messages [are] flashed on a computer screen
2. documents [are] faxed from your telephone to mine
3. current events [are given] in 90-second,
4. bursts [of news are given] on Eyewitness News,
5. history [is] reduced to "Bicentennial Minutes".
It doesn't have to be 'given'. It could be 'provided' as well as others.
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