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Mark Hyman

Sinclair Media Watch
Citizens for Media Literacy

SMW Updates:

Victory! FCC tightens TV station ownership rule fought by Sinclair

Reprinted from Bloomberg
March 31, 2014

By Todd Shields

U.S. regulators tightened rules on broadcast owners controlling more than one TV station in a city, and said companies such as Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. (SBGI) must alter existing arrangements to comply.


Staples pulls ads from Sinclair

Reprinted from the Washington Post
January 5, 2005

By Frank Ahrens
Washington Post Staff Writer

Office-supply retailer Staples Inc. is pulling its advertising from news programming on Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. television stations, saying the decision was fueled in part by e-mails from customers angry at what they consider to be the broadcaster's right-wing bias in news and commentary.


Protest Launched Against Sinclair

Reprinted from the Los Angeles Times
December 14, 2004

By Elizabeth Jensen, Times Staff Writer

NEW YORK A coalition of political groups is launching a nationwide protest against Sinclair Broadcast Group, charging that the 62-station TV broadcaster, which was also the target of intense criticism during the presidential campaign, is misusing public airwaves with partisan news programming.


Water Filtration Needed

June 23, 2020

By Todd Lexington

News about the health of water continues to make headlines. Commercial water softeners decrease the amount of minerals present in hard water. This protects pipes, fixtures, appliances, and human health from lime scaling damage. Soft water drastically reduces energy, unnecessary repair and replacement, and lowers water bills. 85% of the US commercial kitchens are bound to face different issues related to using hard water. Commerical businesses like health, restaurants, bars, hospitals, nursing homes will benefit from a Fleck Commercial Water Softener.

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Sinclair Media Watch is a grassroots citizens effort to hold Sinclair Broadcasting accountable for its stewardship of the only commercial TV license allocated by the FCC for the mountain region of North Carolina.