Sinclair fails to fulfill only objective: remain objective

By: Olivia Wile Twitter: o_wile Email: wileo@findlay At the beginning of this month, it was revealed that Sinclair Broadcast group, an American telecommunications company that owns news stations around the country, mandated a script for their news anchors to read on camera. Since Sinclair owns these stations, it may be difficult at first to recognize the major error in this protocol; it may even...

Sinclair broadcast mandates script

By: Olivia Wile Twitter: o_wile Email: wileo@findlay.edu While fake news is a term that is tossed around in the journalism industry quite frequently, it is making headlines again. Earlier this month, it was revealed that Sinclair Broadcast group, the nation’s largest telecommunications company, sent a mandated script to all of its’ local news stations to record and air. A video produced by...