When you turn on your local news, you don't expect to be exposed to stealth right-wing propaganda. But that's exactly what one massive media corporation — Sinclair Broadcast Group — is fighting to make a reality all over the United States.

Sinclair already owns nearly 200 local news stations across the country, and now, it's on the verge of acquiring even more with the help of President Trump's Federal Communications Commission (FCC).

Sinclair runs local TV stations that are affiliated with major broadcast networks, like ABC or CBS, so you may not realize that Sinclair uses these stations to push right-wing lies into your normal newscast.

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Bottom Line With boris

Sinclair is notorious for requiring all its news stations to air "must-run" segments produced by the corporate office. The most well-known of these is called Bottom Line with Boris, starring former Trump  aide  Boris  Epshteyn. These almost-daily segments are straight-up (sometimes embarassing) Trump propaganda.

Terrorism Alert Desk

Since November 2015, Sinclair has also required its news stations to regularly air fearmongering "Terrorism Alert Desk" segments, which seem to often focus on just about anything Muslims do.

Full Measure With Sharyl Attkisson

Sinclair also produces a weekly news show hosted by right-wing conspiracy theorist Sharyl Attkisson. Full Measure with Sharyl Attkisson currently airs on more than 150 Sinclair stations.

Years of Conservative Propaganda

Sinclair has been using its local news stations to " attack  Democratic  candidates  or to   boost Republicans,"    for    years --   especially during election seasons.

Circa

Circa News is a news site owned by Sinclair. Sinclair stations sometimes run reporting segments from Circa and include Circa articles on their own websites. Circa has been a major player in running damage control for the Trump administration over potential Russian collusion.



The TRUMP-ERA FCC HAS A THRIVING SYMBIOTIC RELATIONSHIP WITH SINCLAIR THAT BENEFITS ALL PARTIES BUT THE AMERICAN PUBLIC.

AND THERE'S MORE TO COME. THE FCC AND THE DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE ARE ALL THAT STAND IN THE WAY OF SINCLAIR ACQUIRING UP TO 42 MORE LOCAL TV STATIONS IN ITS PURCHASE OF TRIBUNE MEDIA.