TV's Version of Payola Draws FCC Interest The Federal Communications Commission is looking into complaints that some television stations are passing off infomercials as editorial content. WFLA TV in Tampa has been charging up to $2,500 for segments on its morning show, Daytime, with only a short disclaimer to differentiate it from journalistic content. Hear Bobbie O'Brien of member station WUSF.
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TV's Version of Payola Draws FCC Interest

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TV's Version of Payola Draws FCC Interest

TV's Version of Payola Draws FCC Interest

TV's Version of Payola Draws FCC Interest

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The Federal Communications Commission is looking into complaints that some television stations are passing off infomercials as editorial content. WFLA TV in Tampa has been charging up to $2,500 for segments on its morning show, Daytime, with only a short disclaimer to differentiate it from journalistic content. Hear Bobbie O'Brien of member station WUSF.