So according to Reuters, the FCC will be investigating the role of product placement in TV shows, and whether or not there should be some "warning" for consumers watching these programs advising them to the fact. Apparantly, a coalition of 23 consumer and health advocacy groups said in a letter to the FCC that they were concerned that consumers are being duped with subliminal messaging? Ummm...o.k., I'm processing this as I write it. I can see the disclaimer now:
The following program has product placements from the following companies:
Seriously, give me a break!