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Wednesday, August 16, 2006
  Fake News Wait one dadgum minute.
(AP) The Federal Communications Commission has mailed letters to the owners of 77 television stations inquiring about their use of video news releases, a type of programming critics refer to as "fake news." Video news releases are packaged news stories that usually employ actors to portray reporters who are paid by commercial or government groups. The letters were sparked by allegations that television stations have been airing the videos as part of their news programs without telling viewers who paid for them.
Now that's a bunch of crap
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