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Government's Video News Releases Raise Questions

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Government's Video News Releases Raise Questions

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Government's Video News Releases Raise Questions

Government's Video News Releases Raise Questions

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Controversy persists over government-funded "video news releases," which are made to look like real TV news reports. The Bush administration is rejecting GAO criticism of the practice. Sen. Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ) is proposing legislation to strengthen a ban against domestic propaganda.

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