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News Briefing: Messages With a Mission, Embedded in TV Shows

By Kate Golden on April 2, 2009No Comment
  • The Gates Foundation will spread health-related messages in television shows through a deal with Viacom.  [New York Times]
  • The U.S. donates more than 16,000 tons of rice to Myanmar cyclone survivors.  [Reuters]
  • Wal-Mart donates $423 million in cash and in-kind gifts in 2009.  [Associated Press]
  • Congress passes legislation to expand national and community service programs; President Obama is expected to sign the bill.  [New York Times]
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