Lewis Friedland Describes the Control of Local News Outlet Content by Sinclair Broadcast Group as “Propaganda” on NBC

Lewis Friedland describes Sinclair Broadcast Group, the country’s largest local television broadcast group as “propaganda.” The company, which owns mores more than 190 stations, was criticized for requiring local news anchors to read an identical promotional advertising script that criticized “false news” and “fake stories.”

Lewis Friedland is a professor in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication and is an expert in journalism, news reporting, and communication. He is available for interviews.

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