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Sinclair Broadcast Group 'False News' Promos Stir Debate About Media Bias06:00
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A sign for the Sinclair Broadcast building is seen in a business district in 2004 in Hunt Valley, Md. (William Thomas Cain/Getty Images)
A sign for the Sinclair Broadcast building is seen in a business district in 2004 in Hunt Valley, Md. (William Thomas Cain/Getty Images)
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The country's biggest owner of local television stations is under fire for making its news anchors read a scripted promo decrying "false news" and echoing conservative rhetoric about bias in the media. A compilation of anchors at stations owned or operated by the Sinclair Broadcast Group went viral over the weekend, and President Trump weighed in Monday morning on Twitter.

Here & Now's Peter O'Dowd discusses the controversy with The Atlantic's Derek Thompson (@DKThomp).

This segment aired on April 2, 2018.

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