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Sinclair Broadcast Group
Sinclair Forces Local Stations to Discredit Outrage Over Family Separation
“Opponents of the president have seized on this issue to make it seem as if those who are tough on immigration are somehow monsters.”
Sinclair to Challenge Fox News for Right-Wing Cable Dominance
The company that owns so many local stations across the country is reportedly planning a cable news and opinion block to compete with Fox.
Frank Rich: Trump Only Knows Chaos
Don’t look too deeply for motive in any of the unnecessary crises he’s creating.
Sinclair Chairman Claims Entire Print Media Has ‘No Credibility’
David Smith, whose anchors recite right-wing scripts, said newspapers and magazines are “so left wing as to be meaningless dribble.”
News Anchors Reciting Sinclair Propaganda Is Even More Terrifying in Unison
A new video demonstrates how the real “fake news” has never been more synchronized.
Local News Is Turning Into Trump TV, Even Though Their Viewers Don’t Want It
Americans prefer unbiased local news. But media consolidation makes it profitable for stations to broadcast biased
Local News Anchors Are Being Forced to Deliver Pro-Trump Propaganda
A pro-Trump media giant is requiring local news stations to report that the national media is full of “bias” and “false news.”
Trump’s FCC Clears the Way for Big Players to Dominate Local News
For the first time since 1975, a right-wing billionaire can now own a newspaper
a TV station in the same media market.
Sinclair Orders Stations to Air Commentary From Ex-Trump Aide 9 Times a Week
The pro-Trump local-news giant has tripled the number of Boris Epshteyn segments that all its affiliates must air each week.
Trump-Friendly Company Buys Rights to Deliver Local News to 70 Percent of U.S.
Last year, Sinclair reportedly made a deal with the Trump campaign, trading access for friendly coverage. Now, it’s poised to expand its reach.