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Tuesday, November 14, 2006

Free Press : No Fake News

Free Press : No Fake News

Local Television’s Dirty Little Secret

For the second time this year, Free Press and the Center for Media and Democracy (CMD) have revealed that corporate propaganda continues to infiltrate local television news across the country.

Stations are slipping corporate-sponsored “video news releases” — promotional segments designed to look like objective news reports — into their regular news programming. This deception is illegal under FCC rules.

CMD just released a new investigation that shows VNR abuse continuing unabated. The study, “Still Not the News,” snared 46 television stations, including several already being investigated by the FCC.

Read more, to take action click here. NOW.


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