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FOX STATION FINED FOR AIRING VIDEO NEWS RELEASE WITHOUT DISCLOSURE

March 28, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Fox-owned KMSP-TV in Minneapolis has been fined $4,000 for failing to disclose that a news feature that it aired in June 2006 was actually a video news release (VNR) produced by General Motors. The FCC ruled that Fox was required to identify the source of the VNR, even if it did not receive “valuable consideration” […]