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WHSV-3, ABC (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.
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WHSV-3 is a Harrisonburg, Virginia-based television station and a part of the ABC network.

Station Owner

Gray Television Group

Use of Video News Releases and/or Satellite Media Tours

In the 5pm news bulletin on February 14, 2006 the station broadcast an edited and re-voiced version of a video news release produced by D S Simon Productions for DaimlerChrysler on child passenger safety. The station disclosed D S Simon Productions as the source but not DaimlerChrysler. [1]

Contact Details

WHSV-TV3
50 North Main Street
Harrisonburg, VA 22802 USA
Business: (540) 433-9191
Fax: (540) 433-4028
News Fax: (540) 433-2700
Web: http://www.whsv.com

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.