KLBK-13, CBS (TV Station)

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KLBK-13 is a Lubbock, Texas television station and an affiliate of the CBS television network.

Station Owner

Nexstar Broadcasting

Use of Video News Releases and/or Satellite Media Tours

In the 6am news bulletin on January 25, 2006 the station broadcast an uncut video news release (VNR) produced by Medialink Worldwide for Siemens AG on the car cockpit of the future. [1]

According to the "Healthy Housekeeper" website, KLBK aired an SMT with Laura Dellutri in April 2006. [2]

The station was documented airing a video news release by the Center for Media and Democracy, in its November 2006 report "Still Not the News: Stations Overwhelmingly Fail to Disclose VNRs. [3]

Contact Details

7403 S. University
Lubbock, TX 79423
Phone: (806) 745-2345
Fax: (806) 748-2250
Web: http://www.klbk.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.