KGUN-9, ABC (TV Station)
|Fake TV News: A CMD Special Report|
|This article is part of the Center for Media and Democracy's special report, Fake TV News: Widespread and Undisclosed.|
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KGUN-9 is a Tucson, Arizona television station and an affiliate of the ABC television network.
Use of Video News Releases and/or Satellite Media Tours
In the 5am news bulletin on November 22, 2005 the station incorporated material from a satellite media tour (SMT) organized by D S Simon Productions for the Panasonic, Namco and Techno Source on high-tech gift ideas. The SMT was organized for Robin Raskin. 
In the 5am news bulletin on December 14, 2005 the station broadcast an interview from a satellite media tour (SMT) organized by D S Simon Productions for the Knowledge Adventure, Brother Build-A-Bear Workshop, Tide to Go and Drugstore.com on stocking stuffer ideas for Christmas. The SMT was part of PR campaign by Edelman. 
with links to VNR catch pages on prwatch.org
7280 E. Rosewood St.
Tucson, AZ 85710
- Audio news releases
- Brand Hype
- Branded Entertainment
- Media releases
- Satellite Media Tours
- Radio Media Tours
- Public Service Announcements
- Video news releases: PR for California's Schwarzenegger administration
- Diane Farsetta and Daniel Price, "Fake TV News: Widespread and Undisclosed: A multimedia report on television newsrooms' use of material provided by PR firms on behalf of paying clients", Center for Media and Democracy, April 6, 2006.