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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.
(New York: John McKenzie) Public apology by NBC to General Motors Corporation during its "Dateline NBC" program about the crash tests used to determine if the General Motors Corporation pickup trucks with side-saddle gas tanks caught on fire examined. [NBC's Jane PAULEY, Stone PHILLIPS - offer regrets for inappropriate demonstrations in their report.] [Media Affairs Center Robert LICHTER, Columbia University Everette DENNIS - analyze NBC's apology and GM's ferocious attack.] The concern of television news that doubts will spread to other news programs noted. [LICHTER - cites the pressure on the media to relax journalistic standards.] The issue of the recall of the GM trucks mentioned.
- Jennings, Peter;
- McKenzie, John
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