Tag Archives: Sinclair Broadcasting

Sinclair Is Extremely Dangerous To Our Democracy

“Just amazing that a video about a conservative media company’s orders to its stations has become evidence of liberal media collusion…” ~ Dave Weigel

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Sinclair-Tribune Merger Can Still Be Stopped

DemandProgress.org FCC Chair Ajit Pai is rolling out the red carpet for Sinclair to become the largest owner of TV stations in America, reaching 72% of the country. That’s why we’ve called on the FCC Inspector General to investigate Pai’s … Continue reading

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Is Sinclair Broadcasting Creating Fake News On Iowa’s Local Stations?

 Watch for this on your local Sinclair stations in Iowa –  KGAN/KFXA Cedar Rapids-Waterloo-Dubuque-Iowa City, KDSM-TV Des Moines,  KPTH Sioux City and KTVO Ottumwa-Kirksville, MO.  And be sure to check out The Prairie Progressive’s reporting on this same topic reposted … Continue reading

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From The Terrorism Alert Desk

Reprinted with permission from the Summer 2017 issue of  The Prairie Progressive, Iowa’s oldest progressive newsletter,  funded entirely by reader subscription,  and available only in hard copy for $12/yr.  Send check to PP, Box 1945, Iowa City 52244. Sorry, we … Continue reading

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How The Sinclair Deal Affects Iowa

http://iowahighwayends.net/blog/ The Iowahighwayends blog has no share widgets and does not offer an RSS feed.  There is no affiliated Facebook page.  If you want to follow, you just have to go the website. We appreciate Jeff Morrison’s reporting on the … Continue reading

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Tell The FCC: Block The Sinclair Deal

Action alert from CREDO A conservative media empire that reportedly cut a shady 2016 deal with the Trump campaign is poised to grow even larger – giving it the power to distort news coverage in markets all across the country.1 … Continue reading

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Say No To Trump TV

Action alert from FreePress Donald Trump’s favorite local-TV chain is about to get a lot bigger thanks to … Donald Trump! Trump’s FCC is paving the way for Sinclair Broadcast Group — already the nation’s largest TV conglomerate — to … Continue reading

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Michael Copps’ Message To Journalists

Columbia Journalism Review Dear Journalists: You may wonder why a long-time regulator like me is writing to you. The answer is that for more than a decade I occupied a front-row seat watching government policy undermine your profession and our … Continue reading

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Broadcasters Political Files Now Available Online

In 2005 a grassroots group, Iowans For Better Local TV,  filed a Petition to Deny relicensure with the FCC against a local Sinclair Broadcasting-owned station, KGAN.  It was an enormous effort involving dozens of volunteers, countless hours of data collection,  … Continue reading

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