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- FCC Commissioner Jonathan Adelstein is taking aim at covert commercialization in the media. Branding commercialism a "pernicious symptom of consolidation," he asked viewers to start recording examples of product placements, VNRs, or a news segment that looked like an ad, check and see whether there is a disclosure anywhere, and if not, file a formal complaint. (Broadcasting & Cable, tip from Benton Foundation)  Sources: Media for Democracy cited by MediaChannel.org 25 May 2005
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