John Oliver Goes Off on Sinclair, Calls News Anchors ‘Members of a Brainwashed Cult’

“I’m [we are] extremely proud of the quality, balanced journalism that [proper news brand name of local station] produces. But I’m [we are] concerned about the troubling trend of irresponsible, one-sided news stories plaguing our country. The sharing of biased and false news has become all too common on social media. More alarming, national media outlets are publishing these same fake stories without checking facts first. Unfortunately, some members of the national media are using their platforms to push their own personal bias and agenda to control ‘exactly what people think’… This is extremely dangerous to our democracy.”

One anchor called the mandatory promo “manipulative,” while another told CNN that they “felt like a POW recording a message.”
— Read on www.thedailybeast.com/john-oliver-goes-off-on-sinclair-news-anchors-members-of-a-brainwashed-cult

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