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The Marketplace Report: Self-Policing 'Infomercials'

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The Marketplace Report: Self-Policing 'Infomercials'

The Marketplace Report: Self-Policing 'Infomercials'

The Marketplace Report: Self-Policing 'Infomercials'

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NPR's Alex Chadwick talks with Marketplace correspondent Tess Vigeland about the recent announcement by the "infomercial" industry that it is taking steps to police itself. If an infomercial producer is found to be making false claims, that producer will be booted from the industry trade group and reported to the Federal Trade Commission.