2011 Pork Report creates media splash

July 26, 2011 10:21AM

More than two dozen television, radio, and newspaper stories were conducted on the 2011 Tennessee Pork Report, released in late June by the Tennessee Center for Policy Research. Below is a recap of the media mentions received thus far.   Television WSMV Channel 4 News (Nashville) – “$371 million pointed out as government waste in latest Pork Report” NewsChannel 5 (Nashville) – “Pork Report is out” Fox 17 News (Nashville) – “Watchdog group: government is wasting your money” WBIR Channel 10 (Knoxville) – “Annual report finds TN government wasted $371 million this year” Radio WTN 99.7 FM – The Ralph Bristol Show WLAC 1510 AM – The Steve Gill Show WTN 99.7 FM – The Mike Delgiorno Show WIVK-FM – Knoxville Radio News Segment WRLT 100.1 FM – Lightning 100 News Segment Print Nashville Business Journal “Incentives among many targets in Tennessee group’s 2011 Pork Report” Nashville Business Journal “Does this government spending oink?” Nashville City Paper “Pork Report slams Torrence, business and green incentives” Daily News Journal (Murfreesboro) – “Think tank calls Nissan Leaf credits ‘pork'” Knoxville Times “Annual report finds TN government wasted $371 million this year” Knoxville News Sentinel “Pork Report sizzles with slabs of government waste” Chattanooga Times Free Press“Officials say new Chattanooga airport terminal keeps general aviation users in mind” Weakley County Press – “State Pork Report released” Online Post Politics, Nashville Post“Mmm…Pork” TN Report – “TCPR questions merits, fairness of tax incentives” Humphrey on the Hill, Knoxville News Sentinel“TCPR’s Pork picks for 2011” In Session, Tennessean“Watchdog group report shows hundreds of millions in ‘government waste'” – “Pork Report questions government spending in Chattanooga area” Main Street Journal – “TCPR Pork Report released” Main Street Journal“Corporate welfare and government waste abound in Tennessee”