Local station WTOV's parent company continues to make news
Today in Salon, Charlie May writes about how the right wing media company has been ignoring requests from the government's regulatory agency:
Right-wing Sinclair Broadcast Group snubs FCC, gets away with it
The subheading reads:
Sinclair’s loyalties lie with the president — which is perhaps why they get a free pass just as Trump . . .
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"I don't give a shit" -- Senator Joe once again gets a bit annoyed with critics
Senator Manchin has been known to occasionally express his displeasure at those who criticize him. The best recent example that comes to mind is probably his conversation with a political activist back in February (see here). This morning's . . .
Sinclair commentator Epshteyn: Anthony Scaramucci to bring a "fresh perspective" to the White House
Sinclair Broadcasting's Boris Epshteyn continued his praise of all-things Trump in a Friday commentary about the appointment of Anthony Saramucci as White House communication director:
The president wanted to bring in a fresh perspective to help manage and communicate the White House's message. . . .
I know Anthony personally; he is . . .
John Oliver strikes again!
In May, I wrote about Sinclair Broadcasting's growth in local television news. (See here and here.) Early that month, Sinclair bought Tribune Media for $4 billion making it America's largest local television station owner and it will soon be capable of reaching 70% of America. (WTOV, Channel 9 in Steubenville, is one of its stations.) . . .
Is Trump TV on its way?
A week ago I wrote an extended post on Sinclair Broadcasting Group's attempts to dominate local television news. (WTOV in Steubenville is a Sinclair-owned station.) Here are a couple of additional articles.
The New York Times continued its coverage of Sinclair with a report on Sinclair's requirement that local stations run certain . . .
Sinclair (owner of local TV station WTOV) buys Tribune Media and its 42 stations including the WGN America network
Sinclair Broadcasting, which owns TV channels in Steubenville, recently purchased Tribune Media. From the New York Times earlier this week:
Already the largest owner of local television stations in the United States, Sinclair said Monday that it had agreed to buy Tribune Media for $3.9 billion, beating out other suitors . . .