WKRN-2, ABC (TV Station)
|Fake TV News: A CMD Special Report|
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WKRN-2 is a Nashville, Tennessee-based television station and a part of the ABC network.
Use of Video News Releases and/or Satellite Media Tours
In the 4.30pm news bulletin on March 1, 2006 the station broadcast an edited and re-voiced version of a video news release (VNR) produced by Medialink Worldwide for the the income tax advisory company, Jackson Hewitt, on tips for preparing income tax forms. 
441 Murfreesboro Road
Nashville, TN 37210
Phone: 615-369-7354 or 615.259.2200 or 615.369.7222
General Manager: Mike Sechrist@wkrn.com
- Audio news releases
- Brand Hype
- Branded Entertainment
- Media releases
- Satellite Media Tours
- Radio Media Tours
- Public Service Announcements
- Video news releases: PR for California's Schwarzenegger administration
- 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.