Sinclair Broadcast Group 'False News' Promos Stir Debate About Media Bias

Apr 2, 2018

The country’s biggest owner of local television stations is under fire for making its news anchors read a scripted promo decrying “false news” and echoing conservative rhetoric about bias in the media. A compilation of anchors at stations owned or operated by the Sinclair Broadcast Group went viral over the weekend, and President Trump weighed in Monday morning on Twitter.

Here & Now‘s Peter O’Dowd discusses the controversy with The Atlantic’s Derek Thompson (@DKThomp).

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