WHDH-7, NBC (TV Station)
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WHDH-7 is a Boston, Massachussets television station and an affiliate of the NBC television network.
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. 
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Boston MA 02114
- 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.