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OMG! Even local TV news is completely scripted nationally

If you don’t think the media is tightly controlled, think again.



  1. Richard wrote:


    My question is, where are they all getting this and other fluff stories. Is this an AP story or a syndicate that they all dip into for filler?

    Thursday, December 26, 2013 at 6:22 am | Permalink
  2. Don wrote:

    Same question struck me, Richard. It would appear that the affiliation of the stations differed.

    Thursday, December 26, 2013 at 1:48 pm | Permalink
  3. PATRIOTSGT wrote:

    That is unbelievable. It’s just hard for me to fathom that there are that many unaffiliated stations reading off the same teleprompter. OMG!

    Houston, we have a problem….

    Thursday, December 26, 2013 at 7:01 pm | Permalink
  4. George Lowry wrote:

    This has been going on for years.

    I discovered it using an old-fashioned satellite dish in the 1990’s.

    I haven’t watched local news in 15 years.

    Thursday, December 26, 2013 at 7:32 pm | Permalink
  5. Dan wrote:

    Yikes. Apparently the menu they are ordering the Ă  la carte news from isn’t very diverse.

    Saturday, December 28, 2013 at 2:26 am | Permalink
  6. Dan wrote:

    So any of them owned by Sinclair broadcasting?

    Sunday, December 29, 2013 at 2:30 pm | Permalink