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|'You might wonder whether networks could some day cut out the middlemen 'anchors' and just put covert lobbyists and publicists on the air to deliver the news. Actually, that has already happened. The most notorious example was the flock of retired military officers who served as television 'news analysts' during the Iraq war while clandestinely lobbying for defense contractors eager to sell their costly wares to the Pentagon.'|
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