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Local TV News Stations Run Propaganda Scripted and Filmed by Amazon

HeadlineMay 27, 2020

Amazon is holding its first virtual shareholder meeting today, with some shareholders calling on the retail giant to address worker safety issues. At least eight Amazon warehouse workers have died of COVID-19. Meanwhile, Amazon recently attempted to improve its image by distributing a video package to local news outlets praising the company’s response to the pandemic. At least 10 stations aired the Amazon propaganda video as a news item.

News anchors: “Millions of Americans staying at home are relying on Amazon. Millions of Americans staying at home are relying on Amazon. Millions of Americans staying at home are relying on Amazon.”

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