Sinclair Kills Fauci Pandemic Story

Sinclair Broadcast Group will not air a report prepared for Eric Bolling’s America This Week that blames Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation’s top infectious diseases expert, for creating the COVID-19 pandemic. In a tweet late Monday, Sinclair said that given the nature of Judy Mikovits' claims to  Bolling, the segment was “not appropriate” to air, adding: “We also reiterate our appreciation for all that Dr. Fauci and his team have accomplished for the health and wellbeing of Americans and people worldwide.”

NEW YORK (AP) — The Sinclair Broadcast Group says it will not air a segment on its “America This Week” program in which a conspiracy theorist speculates about Dr. Anthony Fauci and the coronavirus.

Over the weekend, Sinclair said it was delaying the story for a week after it attracted media attention.

But in a tweet late Monday, Sinclair said that given the nature of Judy Mikovits’ claims to correspondent Eric Bolling, the segment was “not appropriate” to air.

“We also reiterate our appreciation for all that Dr. Fauci and his team have accomplished for the health and well-being of Americans and people worldwide,” said Sinclair. The company owns local television stations in 81 markets across the country.

Mikovits, maker of the widely debunked “Plandemic” video, had told Bolling that she believed Fauci, the nation’s top infectious-disease expert, had manufactured the virus that causes COVID-19 and shipped it to China.

She presented no evidence to back up her theory because there is none.

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Despite Sinclair telling its stations on Saturday not to air the interview, the lobbying group Media Matters for America said that it was shown on WCHS-TV, a Sinclair-owned ABC affiliate in Charleston, West Virginia. Media Matters first uncovered the segment last week.

Sinclair offered an “open invite” to Fauci to appear on any of its stations.

The broadcast group is known for pushing a conservative viewpoint through editorials and reports that it compels its stations to run.


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2018bstyrevr says:

July 29, 2020 at 7:42 am

Anyone who has worked for or knows anything about Sinclair knows they know nothing about the local News or News business..The only reason they have Newscasts on their air is because these ex- Direct Response sellers saw it was an easy way to get Political $$ so they decided to but stations with Newscasts..What happened did some bureaucrat threaten Sinclair with their licenses ?? So they decide not to tell the truth..Just like they acted in their pursuit od Tribune…..Who’s Surprised??

2018bstyrevr says:

July 29, 2020 at 7:43 am

Anyone who has worked for or knows anything about Sinclair knows they know nothing about the local News or News business..The only reason they have Newscasts on their air is because these ex- Direct Response sellers saw it was an easy way to get Political $$ so they decided to buy stations with Newscasts..What happened did some bureaucrat threaten Sinclair with their licenses ?? So they decide not to tell the truth..Just like they acted in their pursuit od Tribune…..Who’s Surprised??


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