WKBW-7, ABC (TV Station)

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WKBW-7 is a Buffalo, New York television station and an affiliate of the ABC television network.

Station Owner

Granite Broadcasting Corporation

Use of Video News Releases and/or Satellite Media Tours

In the 10am news bulletin on January 30, 2006 the station broadcast an interview from a satellite media tour (SMT) organized by D S Simon Productions for the The Hass Avocado Board, Heinz, Canned Food Alliance and Circuit City on Super-Bowl party ideas. The SMT was part of PR campaign by The Clever Cleaver Brothers. [1]

Contact Details

WKBW-TV
7 Broadcast Plaza
Buffalo, NY 14202
Phone: (716) 845-6100
Fax: 716-842-1855 Web: http://www.wkbw.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.