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WPMT-43, FOX (TV Station)

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Fake TV News: A CMD Special Report
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This article is part of the Center for Media and Democracy's special report, Fake TV News: Widespread and Undisclosed.
Click here to read the report summary.

WPMT-16 is a Harrisburg, Pennsylvania-based television station and a part of the FOX News network.

Station Owner

Tribune Company

Use of Video News Releases and/or Satellite Media Tours

In the 10pm news bulletin on March 2, 2006 the station broadcast an edited version of a video news release (VNR) produced by Medialink Worldwide for General Motors Corporation about online car shopping. The VNR used the voiceover of the publicist. [1]

Contact Details

2005 South Queen Street
York, PA 17403
Phone: 717 843-0043
FAX: 717 843-9741
News line: 1-888 FOX WPMT

SourceWatch Resources

External links

  • Diane Farsetta and Daniel Price, "Fake TV News: Widespread and Undisclosed: A multimedia report on television newsrooms' use of material provided by PR firms on behalf of paying clients", Center for Media and Democracy, April 6, 2006.