When Your Parent Company Becomes News

By Brian 

“How strange to be watching CNN right now while a reporter was forced to read an apology from Turner Broadcasting — saying these ‘suspicious devices’ are actually part of a promotional advertising campaign for a cable show on the Cartoon Network!,” NBC Nightly News anchor and media observer Brian Williams blogs.

Indeed, CNN was all over the suspicious package story this afternoon, as the cable nets breathlessly covered the package scare. BCBeat and Lost Remote have more…

> Also: THR: The marketing company has been “referred to as having expertise on ‘pr-generating stunts’ and has worked for CNN and HBO, both Time Warner owned along with Turner…”