WHP-21, CBS (TV Station)

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WHP-21 is a Harrisburg, Pennsylvania television station and an affiliate of the ABC television network.

Station Owner

Clear Channel

Use of Video News Releases and/or Satellite Media Tours

In the 6am news bulletin on January 11, 2005 the station broadcast an interview from a Satellite Media Tour (SMT) organized by D S Simon Productions for Subway promoting its "fresh solutions" menu. [1]

In the 5.30pm news bulletin on February 13, 2006 the station broadcast an edited and re-voiced video news release (VNR) produced by Medialink Worldwide for Flower MD on flower tips for Valentine's Day. [2]

Contact Details

3300 N. 6th St.
Harrisburg, PA 17110
Phone: (717)238-2100
Fax: (717)238-8744
Phone (News): 1-877-393-NEWS
Fax (News): (717)238-4903
Web: http://www.whptv.com

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.