WBZ-TV's Coverage Of Grand Opening Of CBS Scene Restaurant In Foxboro

Richard Chonak rac@gabrielmass.com
Sat Sep 6 18:51:50 EDT 2008

David Tomm wrote:
> They have obviously mentioned the 
> station's ties to CBS Scene in their reports, but still, it's not news.  
> The station should have run promos for the special during commercial 
> breaks inside the newscasts, but without using the anchors.  It would 
> have essentially done the job without blurring the line between news and 
> marketing.  It's a shame that they sold out their journalistic integrity 
> in the name of "corporate promotion and synergies."

They do that routinely, whenever they waste news time on promotional 
interviews with the stars of CBS shows.   Or did that stop when they 
laid off Joyce Kulhawik?


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