Notebook: Nov. 29, 1999

WINNERS & LOSERS

[WINNERS]

CHARLENE BARSHEFSKY U.S. Trade Representative inks China trade deal. Starbucks in the Forbidden City?

OPRAH WINFREY Writers lavish National Book Award on her book club. In fact, did you get our fruit basket?

MATT DRUDGE Leaves Fox over abortion flap. All publicity is good publicity. Besides, you're a Net guy

[& LOSERS]

TRENT LOTT Labors months for budget deal, ends up with table scraps. But plenty o' pork for Mississippi

EGYPTAIR No matter what went down, you've got a problem. Name change worked for ValuJet

KIDS Study says they consume 5.5 hr. of electronic media...

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