Pre Packaged TV = PROGANDA from Bush Administration
When I read about something like this from the Bush Administration, it makes me a little more afraid. More people get their news from TV then from reading a newspaper or using the internet. It is scary to think how they are being propagandized by our government:
...Under the Bush administration, the federal government has aggressively used a well-established tool of public relations: the prepackaged, ready-to-serve news report that major corporations have long distributed to TV stations to pitch everything from headache remedies to auto insurance. In all, at least 20 federal agencies, including the Defense Department and the Census Bureau, have made and distributed hundreds of television news segments in the past four years, records and interviews show.....
Full story from NY Times:
Under Bush, a New Age of Prepackaged Television News