December 19, 2016
SINCLAIR: NO SPECIAL DEAL WITH TRUMP CAMPAIGN, EQUAL ACCESS OFFERED TO BOTH PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGNS
BALTIMORE – The following statement is from Scott Livingston, Vice President of News at Sinclair Broadcast Group:
“Over the past three days, there have been numerous misleading press stories about Sinclair’s election coverage. I now need to set the record straight. We offered both major presidential candidates the same opportunities to be interviewed by our local anchors on a regular basis. There was no ‘deal’ on the tone, tenor, or subject of the interviews. We did not offer favorable or preferential treatment to either candidate, nor did we ever waiver from our commitment to provide rigorous, thoughtful, and thorough coverage to the millions who rely on local television.
Read more…Sinclair Public Statement FINAL