Nexstar...again

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  1. promoguy98

    promoguy98 Primary Anchor

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    Exactly....well said eat.... there is bound to be some turbulent and choppy waters ahead for the media... Some folks can't seem to read between the lines. There's a reason why Sin***** is trying to cuddle and cozy up. I have a feeling it'll work for some, but not some great for other players. All in all, it may not be a fair process. haaaa
     
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  2. Myron Falwell

    Myron Falwell Director of Graphic Blandishment and Chroma Cues

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    Unless you are a company unapologetically friendly to Trump... (**cough cough** S!nclair **cough cough** Fox **cough cough**)
     
  3. CircleSeven

    CircleSeven Managing Editor

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    And this article I just read from The Washington Post says it all.........
     
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  4. susquvalleywgal

    susquvalleywgal AM Anchor

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    When does Nexstar close on Media General again??? Because with crap like this, it can't come soon enough.

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  5. 24994J

    24994J Chief Meteorologist

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    I dunno. As much crap as they've put out, this seems fairly harmless, especially since it's a weekend morning and a holiday. I'm more surprised that they gave him so much time.
     
  6. Mrtraveler01

    Mrtraveler01 Managing Editor

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    My days of not taking Sinclair's political coverage seriously are certainly coming to a middle.

    To be fair, as bad as we rip on Nexstar, they're never this blatant about it.
     
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  7. newsbot

    newsbot Primary Anchor

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    Sinclair has been straight down the middle in its coverage here in Maine. Lots of anti-Trump stories both before and after the election. If the Trump campaign thought they were going to get a pass by agreeing to sit down with a local Sinclair reporter during Trump's visit to Portland, they thought wrong. Once again a statement by the Trump campaign (Kushner in this case) overstates the case, creating an impression that is not borne out by reality. By all accounts, the Clinton campaign was offered the same deal but turned them down flat. It had no appreciable effect on coverage, as Clinton limited her press availability across the board.
     
  8. tyrannical bastard

    tyrannical bastard Assistant VP of Aspect Ratio Correction

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    Political bias aside, they have an agenda. They clearly put their ”partners” front and center and make their stations run their content without question. At least now after the FCC scandal with the Huntsman Cancer institute, they are trying to CTA with an endless barrage of disclosures, disclaimers, and ”sponsored by"s...

    It's pretty laughable to even see the painfully obvious money grabs like ticker and snipe logos accompanied by said disclosures.

    It just goes to show how much of a "front office special” this company goes through. All the times they have forgot to do so makes the RKO General scandal look like an overdrafted check...The FCC needs to throw the book at them and make them bleed.
     
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  9. mardek1995

    mardek1995 News Director

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    Actually, not even Fox was friendly to trump until a couple of months ago (in fact, aside from their coverage of trumps crass comments, Fox's unfair and unbalanced bias against trump, combined with roger ailes being one of two creepy old men, are the reasons why I now outright refuse to trust Fox News anymore). Sinclair on the other hand is unapologetically supportive of trump. Also, thank you so much John Oliver for ruining the chance that Gary Johnson and Jill Stein had for presidency! Not really, in fact quite the opposite.

    I knew they had some kind of agenda, and I think it includes politics. What would make it even worse is if their agenda involves having a criminal empire with crimes including, but sure as hell not limited to: drug dealing, bank robbery, rape, homicides, etc.
     
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  10. broadcastfan9751

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    BREAKING: The FCC has approved the Nexstar/Media General merger.
     
  11. news89

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    Truly a sad day in broadcasting. My thoughts and prayers to any employee working at any Media General station.
     
  12. WSVNFan

    WSVNFan Station Group CEO

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    Meredith/Media General would've been better, but man... Nexstar, just like Sinclair and TEGNA, is killing broadcasting as we know it.
     
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  13. TexasTVNews

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  14. YTownNewsGuy

    YTownNewsGuy News Director

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    RIP, WKBN (1953-2017).
     
  15. WSVNFan

    WSVNFan Station Group CEO

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    And I congratulate those who won't be a part of Nexstar... WTHI, KWQC, WFFT, WLFI, WBAY, WSLS and KADN/KLAF-LD.
     
  16. news89

    news89 Primary Anchor

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    Sad day indeed. Tom Holden and Don Guthrie would be rolling over in their grave over this merger.
     
  17. GoldenShine9

    GoldenShine9 News Director

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    If the cap is raised, who do they go after next?
     
  18. TennTV1983

    TennTV1983 Primary Anchor

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    If the cap gets eliminated altogether, the sky is the limit.
     
  19. IndyNewsOpens

    IndyNewsOpens Weekend Anchor

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    Damnit, too late to post it's a done deal.

    Wonder how long it'll be till the crappy "your(market)matters" domains take effect for the MG stations.
     
  20. YTownNewsGuy

    YTownNewsGuy News Director

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    Or, in the case of WKBN/WYTV, myvalleymatters.com. :p
     

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