The Bush administration's promotion of the new Medicare law through videos made to look like news reports violated a prohibition against using public money for propaganda, the General Accounting Office said. While there were several components to the video news releases, the GAO faulted the administration for distributing seemingly independent, ready-to-air reports that did not inform viewers they came form the government. The videos, or parts of them, aired on at least 40 TV stations in March. -- by the Associated Press
GAO faults videos promoting Medicare law
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