Payments to Tech Gurus Raise Concerns

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A number of technology gurus have accepted payment to talk up certain electronic products on TV programs. We take a closer look at the gadget payola issue.


Bob Zelnick, chairman, Department of Journalism at Boston University. Former ABC News correspondent and NPR national bureau chief



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