Our tax dollars at work - 1.6 billion on fake news
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Tags:[news], [tax dollars], [propaganda]
How much is good press worth? To the Bush administration, about $1.6 billion.
That's how much seven federal departments spent from 2003 through the second quarter of 2005 on 343 contracts with public relations firms, advertising agencies, media organizations and individuals, according to a new Government Accountability Office report.