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Re: News Radio & Ethics

At 02:05 PM 3/29/00 -0500, Scott D Fybush wrote:

>It's interesting to see how much more strongly the line is drawn in
>TV -- I'd lose my job if I appeared in a spot in the market.  Only
>the local Fox affiliate seems to have no qualms about blurring
>the line; one of their reporters is also the midday talk host on WHAM and
>on-air spokesman for a fast food chain, a gun shop, and a few other
>businesses (though some of the other TV stations in town, mine included,
>won't run spots with him in it...)

Wow!  Some companies still have ethics!  Glory be!

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