The American Film Institute on Wednesday detailed what it is calling the year's Moments of Significance, eight developments that impacted the worlds of TV and film. And they are:

- Clint Eastwood's double whammy of Flags of Our Fathers and Letters from Iwo Jima
- The passing of filmmaker Robert Altman
- The influence of documentaries such as An Inconvenient Truth and Iraq in Fragments
- The rise of YouTube
- The migration of TV news to this "Internet" thing
- The death of VHS
- The reaffirmation of a moral standard for television, as evidenced by Fox's decision to snuff the O.J. Simpson special
- The Big Four networks fighting the FCC's indecency crackdown

No mention of Gwen Stefani's "Wind It Up" video.