BEAT THE PRESS
6:04 pm
Fri September 20, 2013

Beat the Press Video: Feel Good Ads Get Free Play

Credit WGBH

The media has always had a soft spot for clever TV ads. But now the press's eagerness to cover a certain type of ad, ones featuring a feel-good social message, is blurring the line between journalism and free PR.

(From the 9/20/13 show)

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