WXIN-59, FOX (TV Station)

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WXIN-59 is a Indianapolis, Indiania television station and an affiliate of the FOX television network.

Station Owner

Tribune Company

Use of Video News Releases and/or Satellite Media Tours

In the 8am news bulletin on November 9, 2005 the station broadcast an editedand re-voiced video news release produced by D S Simon Productions for Trend Micro on e-mail 'phishing' scams. The VNR was incorporated into a nationally syndicated TV segment hosted by "CyberGuy" Kurt Knutsson. [1]

Contact Details

WXIN FOX59 and WTTV WB4
6910 Network Place
Indianapolis, IN 46278
Phone: 317-632-5900
Phone: 317-687-6500
Fax: 317-687-6532
Web: http://fox59.trb.com/?track-topnav

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.