Campaigns Show Growing Trend of Faux News Reports

By Andrew Gauthier 

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Washington Post

As viewers watch scenes from a Little League baseball game, a familiar face appears to tell them that former governor Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. routinely steps off the campaign trail to watch his 10-year-old son play.

“Family first and always, and that’s the way it needs to be,” Ehrlich (R), standing on the sidelines, tells Andy Barth in a three-minute piece that has a similar look and feel to many pieces Barth churned out during more than three decades as a television news reporter in Baltimore.

Only this video was not cut for television. More…