Tag Archives: Sinclair Broadcast Group

Tribune Breaks Off $3.9B Sinclair Merger, Sues Sinclair

CBS News reports: Tribune Media is withdrawing from its $3.9 billion buyout by Sinclair and it’s filing a lawsuit against it, citing breach of contract. Tribune Media would be on the hook for a $135 million breakup fee, according to the agreement reached last year. Sinclair Broadcast Group had offered to buy the Chicago company’s 42 TV stations and had ...

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Sinclair Airs “Must Run” Interview With Sanders, Who Is Being Victimized By The “Despicable” Media [VIDEO]

“I think some people, Democrats in particular, at some point they’re going to have to decide if they love our country more than they hate this president. And I hope that they’ll make the right decision in that process. But there’s certainly a lot of anger and a lot of hostility, and I think in large part it’s because they’ve ...

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MISSOURI: Sinclair Host Loses Show After Tweeted Threat To “Ram A Hot Poker Up David Hogg’s Ass”

NBC News reports: A Sinclair Broadcast talk show was canceled Monday after its host, Jamie Allman, wrote an explicit tweet about assaulting a survivor of the deadly school shooting in Parkland, Florida. A spokesman for Sinclair said in a statement that Allman’s show on the St. Louis ABC affiliate KNDL was “cancelled and he is off the air immediately.” Entercom, ...

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Trump Hails Pro-Trump Propaganda Machine Sinclair

Raw Story reports: President Donald Trump on Monday praised the Sinclair Broadcast Group amid criticism that it forces its news anchors across the country to read pro-Trump propaganda on their shows. Criticism of Sinclair has come after Deadspin created a viral video compilation of Sinclair anchors reading the exact same statements attacking the mainstream press for being “extremely dangerous to ...

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FCC Hits Right Wing Sinclair With Record $13.4 Million Fine For Failing To Disclose Sponsored Content

Variety reports: The FCC is slapping Sinclair Broadcast Group with a $13.4 million fine for running news stories on a cancer foundation but failing to disclose that the foundation was paying for them to air. The FCC said that the programming was broadcast more than 1,700 times, “either as stories resembling independently generated news coverage that aired during the local ...

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