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July 8 -- Consumer Alert's Executive Director Frances Smith appeared on Fox News Channel to discuss the exaggerated health benefits of organic foods.

July 12 -- CA Policy Analyst James Plummer appeared on Direct Line on the Renaissance Network in a wide-ranging discussion on privacy issues.

July 24 -- CNN -- Frances B. Smith discussed Mary Gall's nomination as chair of the CPSC.

July 25 -- CA Board Member Carol Dawson's letter, "The Best Ally for Consumers," about CPSC Chair nominee Mary Gall ran in the Washington Post.

July 27 -- Smith's letter "Restricting Technology Can Be Risky" about NGO advocacy ran in the Financial Times.

July 30 -- Carol Dawson was interviewed about Mary Gall's nomination on WBUR (Boston -- National Public Radio).

July 31 -- Smith and Plummer's op-ed "Gallic War" about the Gall fight appeared on National Review Online.

Aug. 2 -- Smith debated a U.S. PIRG representative on Washington, DC's WUSA TV9's morning news on the Gall confirmation fight.

Aug. 2 -- Smith appeared on CNN to discuss the end of the Prozac patent, generic drugs, and implications for consumers.

Aug. 2 -- Later that same day, Smith appeared on CNN in a taped piece about product-safety regulations.

Aug. 10 -- Newsbytes, an online publication of the Washington Post, ran a story on the new website nccprivacy.org and quoted Plummer.

Aug. 15 -- National Journal's Congress Daily reported on the launch of www.nccprivacy.org

Aug. 16 -- Plummer appeared on Tech TV's TechLive to discuss cell-phone jamming.

Aug. 20 -- Information Week ran Plummer's op-ed "Don't Regulate Free Data Exchange" and, on their website, named www.nccprivacy.org site of the week. His editorial appeared opposite Senator Dianne Feinstein's (D-CA).

Aug. 20 -- Human Events quoted CA's CPSC Monitor and author Dawson along with CA Advisory Council member Terry Scanlon extensively on Mary Gall in the article, "Hillary's Ann Brown: Gone, not forgotten."
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Date:Jun 22, 2001
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