Friday, January 07, 2005

Your Taxpayer Dollars At Work

In addition to paying Armstrong Williams a quarter million to shill for NCLB -
The department already has paid [PR Firm] Ketchum $700,000 to rate journalists on how positively or negatively they report on No Child Left Behind, and to produce a video release on the law that was used by some television stations as if it were real news. Other government agencies -- including the Census Bureau and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention -- also have distributed such prepackaged videos, a practice that congressional auditors have described as illegal in some cases.


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