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Video News Releases Find News Airtime

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Video News Releases Find News Airtime

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Video News Releases Find News Airtime

Video News Releases Find News Airtime

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As resources have shrunk and profit pressures increased for TV newsrooms, some have chosen to take questionable shortcuts. Among them, the unattributed use of VNRs — video news releases. VNRs provided by federal agencies have drawn recent attention, but they're also being produced by large corporations trying to shape the news.