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Medical 'News'

Medical 'News'

Medical 'News'

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We'll discuss the use of advertising that resembles actual news reports. The Department of Health and Human Services calls them "video news releases." The ads in question praise the benefits of the new Medicare law.

Guests:

Julie Rovner
*NPR health correspondent:

Tom Rosenstiel
*Director of the Project for Excellence in Journalism