John Oliver reveals invasive idiocy of Sinclair Broadcast Group

Sinclair Broadcast Group: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)

Americans tend to trust local news outlets -including their regional TV stations – more than national news. Even in this era of media consolidation and ideological silos, local television reporters often perform important services and provide vital investigative journalism. Which is why, as John Oliver explains, the increasing control of local TV by outfits like the…

2 Responses to John Oliver reveals invasive idiocy of Sinclair Broadcast Group

  1. Doug in Oakland July 6, 2017 at 3:45 pm #

    This reminds me of when Clear Channel destroyed radio in the 2000’s, only worse. I hated Clear Channel back then, as they were always playing at my warehouse job, and made my workdays significantly worse.
    I don’t watch television, so I won’t be directly annoyed by Sinclair, but I recognize their tactics and despise the damage they are inflicting on the country.

    Isn’t deregulation neat?

  2. Imhotep July 6, 2017 at 7:45 pm #

    Everybody loves a good monopoly and the authoritarianism that it ushers in.

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