But pressuring the advertisers at Sinclair's 193 TV stations around the country would prove more hard than in other boycott efforts, which have targeted the national brands running ads across national platforms, such as Fox News' "The Ingraham Angle".
Then, the anchor or anchors expound on how "the sharing of biased and false news has become all too common on social media", and that many media outlets are "publishing these same fake stories without checking facts first", the script says. "This is extremely unsafe to democracy".
Sinclair's conservative views are a subject of discussion and is a factor as the company is looking to expand by purchasing Tribune Media which is now under review by federal regulators.
Instead, President Trump has ignored the threat of actual fake news and appropriated the term as a means to dismiss unfavorable coverage of himself.
"When you see just how many local stations were forced to read it, and you watch them together, as many have been doing online in the past couple of days, you begin to realize the true effect of Sinclair's reach and power", Oliver said.
Wall St. slides as US-China trade spat intensifies
US 10-year Treasury yield was last down 2.75 basis points at 2.76 percent, while gold prices went up more than 1 percent. This stock has been struggling since President Donald Trump suggested it doesn't pay its fair share of taxes.
Unsurprisingly, after reporters read the propaganda scripts, the commander-in-chief tweeted in favor of the company.
Nine months ago, John Oliver pointed out the insanity going on with the broadcast company on his show Last Week Tonight.
Aaron Weiss, a former news director at another Sinclair-owned station, also toldCNN he did not approve of the corporation's "conservative-slanted" must-run pieces.
This national message from Sinclair comes as regulators are considering whether to approve its almost $4 billion deal to acquire Tribune Media Co.
An investigative reporter told the cable network: "It sickens me the way this company is encroaching upon trusted news brands in rural markets". "The "Fakers" at CNN, NBC, ABC & CBS have done so much dishonest reporting that they should only be allowed to get awards for fiction!" "Shamefully, and in direct violation of the court's orders, no proper evaluation has occurred", said Free Press Deputy Director and Senior Counsel Jessica J. González in a statement.
The environment ministry says 195 businesses, along with more than 4,000 residential customers, are not connected to sewer lines. A business association on the island asked the government to shut down only those violating laws.
The Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency said in a statement that the boat was carrying 19 men, 17 women and 20 children. Muing Swi Thwee said more than 100 tribal families had left his area for Myanmar in the past three years.
In 1582, the Gregorian Calendar was introduced by Pope Gregory XIII which made celebrated January 1 as the New Year's Day. It is believed that many people refused to accept the new date and instead chose to celebrate the new year on April 1.
The court has been a reliable ally of Walker and Republicans who have controlled the governor's office and Legislature since 2011. Screnock told the crowd at his election watch party he was unable to get in touch with Dallet to congratulate her on her win.
Peter Parker is several years into being Spider-Man, he isn't a kid learning the ropes (or webs if you will). The developers have used speed, style, and fluidity to describe their aims for the Spider-Man.
BJP workers should work for everybody's benefits, he said. "There is a campaign that all the opposition parties should unite". Danve said arrangements have been made to bring the party workers to Mumbai in trains, buses and jeeps.
He was a helicopter crew chief aboard a CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter that crashed near El Centro, Calif. The Super Stallion helicopter craft is capable of carrying up to 50 marines or 30,000 pounds of equipment.
Holloway will make his UFC debut at lightweight and attempt to become the second-ever dual-weight champion in UFC history. The main event of UFC 223 on Saturday night unfortunately was yet another one that had to undergo a drastic change.
The third spot team, Liverpool would be able to claim the second spot if United doesn't beat the league leaders this weekend. Without much ado, let's take a look at the reasons why Manchester United will destroy Manchester City on Saturday.
The golf researcher Justin Ray counted that Woods' name had been said 130 times in interviews with other players. That putt has to go in, rather than if it goes in, great, if it doesn't, I have a chance on the next one.
The duke stepped down from his public duties last summer, but on occasion does attend events with the Queen. George's Chapel Chapel with Queen Elizabeth but cancelled at the last minute due to a problem with his hip.
Steve Kerr slams Warriors for their blowout loss vs Pacers
Utah has held 14 of its last 17 opponents below 100 points, limiting teams to just 42.4 percent shooting over that stretch. Quinn Cook scored 12 points and Draymond Green added nine for Golden State, which saw its three-game winning streak end.
Oklahoma teachers' strike enters 4th day
The teachers of this state in the heart of America, where oil is a predominant industry, are among the lowest paid in the country. Another to expand tribal gaming would bring in about $20 million, but both of those measures face broad GOP opposition.
Ravens sign QB Robert Griffin III to one-year deal
He was the No. 2 pick in the 2012 draft and counted on to be the franchise quarterback for the Washington Redskins . He was eventually benched for all of 2015 in favor of Kirk Cousins and released by the Redskins in 2016.
Black Panther rakes in $1.28b in seventh week
Angela Bassett and Forrest Whitaker add extra star power to the film, which now enjoys a formidable Rotten Tomatoes rating of 97%. The movie which has a global earning of $1.28 billion, is led by " Star War: The Force Awaken " with its $936 million.
North Carolina suing U.S. government over census question
The California law as it is, gives the state the first right to purchase federal lands or to arrange for a specific buyer. Gavin Newsom, a member of the State Lands Commission and a Democrat running for governor, said in a statement.
Patriots deal Brandin Cooks to Rams for first-round pick
They were listening to offers, but the asking price of two first-round picks may have just been too high for the Rams. The 6th round pick the Patriots could receive in return could be the 176, 183, 194, 195, or the 198th overall pick.
Toronto Blue Jays vs. New York Yankees
The Yankees couldn't get much going in their first loss of the season and Dellin Betances allowed two runs in two innings of work. Indeed, the 280-pound Judge certainly embraced returning to a position he last played regularly at Fresno State.