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Reuters: CNN, NPR will not promote Bush assassination movie

By Indiewire | Indiewire October 24, 2006 at 10:23AM

Major U.S. news outlets CNN and National Public Radio will not air paid ads or sponsor announcements for a controversial movie depicting the assassination of President George W. Bush, citing the film's content, network spokeswomen said on Tuesday. The movie, "Death of a President," caused a stir at the Toronto International Film Festival in September where it debuted, and two major U.S. theater chains have declined to screen the movie when it debuts in the United States on Friday. Reuters reports.
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Major U.S. news outlets CNN and National Public Radio will not air paid ads or sponsor announcements for a controversial movie depicting the assassination of President George W. Bush, citing the film's content, network spokeswomen said on Tuesday. The movie, "Death of a President," caused a stir at the Toronto International Film Festival in September where it debuted, and two major U.S. theater chains have declined to screen the movie when it debuts in the United States on Friday. Reuters reports.







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