PBS NewsHour

How Sinclair Broadcasting puts a partisan tilt on local news

Clip: 10/10/2017 | 8m 57s | Video has closed captioning.

The country’s largest owner of local TV stations, the Sinclair Broadcast Group, which reaches over a third of homes across the nation, wants to get even bigger by merging with the Tribune Media Company. But Sinclair is raising concerns among media watchers because of its practice of combining news with partisan political opinion. William Brangham reports.

Aired: 10/10/17

Rating: NR

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