Coming soon to a local TV station near you: Right Wing propaganda

Sinclair Broadcasting is the Joseph Goebbels of the 21st Century:

They are called "must-runs," and they arrive every day at television stations owned by the Sinclair Broadcast Group --- short video segments that are centrally produced by the company. Station managers around the country are directed to work them into the broadcast over a period of 24 or 48 hours.

Since November 2015, Sinclair has ordered its stations to run a daily segment from a "Terrorism Alert Desk" with updates on terrorism-related news from around the world. During the election campaign last year, it sent out a package that suggested in part that voters should not support Hillary Clinton because the Democratic Party was historically pro-slavery.

Here's a list of current or potential Sinclair stations in North Carolina, compiled by Seth Effron: WRDC-28, Durham; WTVZ-33, Norfolk VA; WLOS-13, Asheville; WXLV-45, Winston-Salem; WMYV-48, Greensboro; WLFL-22, Raleigh. Stations that Sinclair is seeking to purchase: WCTI-12, New Bern; WYDO-8, Greenville; WGHP-8, Greensboro.

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I believe Sinclair acquired WLOS around 2000. Since then they have aired segments of their own productions such as "On Point" with Mark Hyman: a Sinclair VP and a lightweight Limbaugh, who also travels the country holding "Town Halls" promoted by Sinclair stations.. They currently run a show on Sunday mornings, "Full Measure" with Sheryl Attkisson - a thinly veiled attempt at presenting Far Right takes on the news without the complete insanity of FOX. So far the local news seems to still be fairly well balanced.