WHDH-7, NBC (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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WHDH-7 is a Boston, Massachussets television station and an affiliate of the NBC television network.

Station Owner

Sunbeam Television

Use of Video News Releases and/or Satellite Media Tours

In the 5am news bulletin on December 20, 2005 the station broadcast an edited and re-voiced video news release (VNR) produced by D S Simon Productions for Toshiba, Fisher-Price and Scholastic featuring holiday gift ideas. The VNR featured "family lifestyle specialist" Julie Edelman. [1]

Contact Details

7 Bulfinch Place
Boston MA 02114
Phone: 617-725-0777
Fax: 617-723-6117

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.