TITLE

Misleading Bush ad draws journos' ire

AUTHOR(S)
Crabtree, Susan
PUB. DATE
March 2004
SOURCE
Daily Variety;3/22/2004, Vol. 282 Issue 61, p9
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that the Radio-Television News Directors Association (RTDNA) has waded into a growing controversy surrounding U.S. President George W. Bush administration-funded Medicare advertisements that include an actress purporting to be a journalist. RTDNA urged broadcasters to exercise caution and disclosure when deciding whether to air any advertisements or video news releases that are designed to look like a news story. The association's code of ethics calls on radio and television reporters to guard against using the audio or video material in a way deceives the audience.
ACCESSION #
12680358

 

Related Articles

  • HOTLINE.  // Campaign;06/02/2000, Issue 22, p3 

    Reports on news items concerning advertising. NTL's outbidding of BSkyB for the live football Premiership television rights; United States presidential candidate George W. Bush's media advisers' recruitment of people from advertising agencies for Bush's advertising advisory team; Coca-Cola's...

  • MAINE. Blake, Aaron // Hill;1/24/2008, Vol. 15 Issue 8, p12 

    The article reports on the radio advertising against U.S. Senator Susan Collins by the People for the American Way group. According to the author, the advertisement features the voice of actress Kathleen Turner contends the decision of Collins to support abortion rights as well as the...

  • Presidential contenders offered Fox airtime. McClintock, Pamela // Daily Variety;10/20/2004, Vol. 285 Issue 13, p9 

    Reports on the free airtime offered by the Fox network to presidential candidates, U.S. President George W. Bush and Senator John Kerry for their campaigns. Prime time airing of their campaign material; Advertisements; Political advertising.

  • pr blotter.  // Public Relations Tactics;Nov2004, Vol. 11 Issue 11, p4 

    Reports on developments in media and public relations in the United States, as of November 2004. Former Georgia-Pacific corporate communicator Terry Hadaway's view of the errant reporting at CBS News Inc. regarding U.S. President George W. Bush's service in the U.S. National Guard; Results of a...

  • With the protests limited to Hollywood bigmouths such as Barbra Streisand and Sean Penn, no wonder that the latest poll shows six in ten Americans are for war. Stephen, Andrew // New Statesman;2/17/2003, Vol. 132 Issue 4625, p8 

    Reflects on the impotency of U.S. celebrity efforts to speak out publicly against a U.S.-led war with Iraq. Barbra Streisand's out-spoken opposition to a war in Iraq; Claim that public opinion polls show that six in ten U.S. citizens support war even without United Nations (UN) sanction;...

  • The not-so-perfect storm. Leo, John // U.S. News & World Report;3/22/2004, Vol. 136 Issue 10, p62 

    Claims that the controversy surrounding the use of images of the destruction of the World Trade Center in campaign ads of U.S. president George W. Bush was largely a creation of the media. Claim that the story was started by a big-city daily, which had interviewed two displeased family members...

  • The Death of Social Security. Glassman, James K.; Cowen, Tyler // Reason;Apr2005, Vol. 36 Issue 11, p24 

    Offers a look at the Social Security privatization plan of U.S. President George W. Bush in 2005. Harm being caused by Social Security on liberty; Hazard created by Social Security on morality; Problems facing Social Security as a retirement system.

  • Bad example. Wall, James M. // Christian Century;03/07/2001, Vol. 118 Issue 8, p29 

    Criticizes United States President George W. Bush's flirtation with untruths on some serious matters. Reaction of defense policy scholar Michael O'Hanlon on the major air strike he ordered against Iraq; His response on whether to accept population figures that use statistical sampling methods...

  • SURROUNDING EMBRYOS: BIOLOGY, IDEOLOGY, AND POLITICS. Dolgin, Janet L. // Health Matrix: Journal of Law-Medicine;Winter2006, Vol. 16 Issue 1, p27 

    The article discusses the controversy regarding the notion of the embryo in stem cell research in the U.S. President George W. Bush has pledged to veto bills that would provide funding to stem cell research claiming that embryos are the society's most vulnerable members. The introduction of new...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics