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Mrz
2005

More faux news

Well, the Friday deadline slipped a little, but here it is! Cheers to you all, and hope you are having a good weekend...

More faux news
Salon War Room
Eric Boehlert
March 17, 2005

And the hits keep coming on the fake news front. Today, Friends of the Earth posted two Department of Interior-produced video news releases designed to look like objective newscasts. Both fail to inform viewers that they are government produced, instead opting for "reporters" who end the segments with "In Tampa, Pam Forrester reporting," and "This is Porter Versfelt reporting," respectively.

Critics call the prepackaged newscasts propaganda. And according to guidelines established by the Public Relations Society of America for video news releases, "Organizations that prepare VNRs should not use the word 'reporting' if the narrator is not a reporter." The Government Accountability Office came to the same conclusion in a ruling last year. But the Department of Justice last week overruled the GAO, informing federal agencies that they did not have to identify themselves in scripts for video news releases. [...] Read more at Salon (you may need to get a pass or a subscription) //tinyurl.com/4tdyo If you can, read the article about "Our delightful commander in chief,' which hurls darts at Time.com's coverage of the president. //tinyurl.com/6jpzn


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