WCBS-2, CBS (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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WCBS-2 is a New York-based television station and a part of the CBS network.

Station Owner


Use of Video News Releases and/or Satellite Media Tours

In the 5pm news bulletin on February 22, 2006 the station broadcast an edited and re-voiced version of a video news release produced by MultiVu for the vitamin and supplement company Leiner Health Products about two over-the-counter nutritional supplements. [1]

Contact Details

524 W 57th St.
New York, NY 10019
Phone: 212-975-4321
Fax: 212-975-9387
Web: http://wcbstv.com/

SourceWatch Resources

External links

  • "WCBS-TV", Wikipedia.
  • 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.