Be afraid, be very afraid! If television stations are required to abide by existing regulations and label the corporate and government propaganda they routinely pass off as "news," the First Amendment will be shredded, the freedom of the press repealed, and TV stations will collapse overnight!Continue reading ...
At least, that's what the public relations firms that produce and distribute video news releases (VNRs) and other forms of fake news would have you believe. PR firms are banding together and launching lobbying and PR campaigns to counter the growing call for full disclosure of VNRs, the sponsored video segments frequently ired by TV newsrooms as though they were independently-produced reports.
Thursday, June 08, 2006
PR industy says being required to identify fake news is censorship
Via the Center for Media and Democracy
Posted by Hume's Ghost at 6/08/2006