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  • SINCLAIR Lauds The New York Times "comments" and Thanks Sen Kerrys "campaign" for their help

    10/23/2004 6:41:00 AM PDT · by ArmyBratCutie · 62 replies · 1,587+ views
    http://sbgweb2.sbgnet.com/index.shtml ^ | Oct 23,3004 | Sinclair Broadcasting
    comments@sbgi.net We welcome your comments regarding the special news event “A POW Story: Politics, Pressure and the Media,” Sinclair’s third news special of 2004. The program aired on 40 television stations around the country on Friday, October 22, 2004. The program dealt with a variety of topics including the allegations made by 13 American POWs – including two Medal of Honor winners – about their captivity in North Vietnam. All viewpoints were included in this documentary. We would like to thank the Kerry Campaign for its participation during the private discussions that took place over a period of weeks. Through...
  • Viewers Get Only a Peek of a Movie Chiding Kerry

    10/23/2004 2:11:36 PM PDT · by kingattax · 13 replies · 591+ views
    New York Times ^ | October 23, 2004 | BILL CARTER and SCOTT SHANE
    After stirring up protest over its plans to broadcast a documentary critical of Senator John Kerry, the Sinclair Broadcast Group presented a program last night that gave short shrift to that film and offered instead a measured analysis of the debate over Mr. Kerry's Vietnam War record. The hourlong special program, produced by the news department at Sinclair, a major financial supporter of Republican candidates and which regularly features conservative commentary on its newscasts, included as many backers of Mr. Kerry as critics. Sinclair's producers seemed to go out of their way to create a balanced political collage in the...
  • Softened Strike: Sinclair Program Critical of Kerry, But More Balanced (FR Mentioned)

    10/23/2004 3:43:09 AM PDT · by shrinkermd · 40 replies · 1,465+ views
    Washington Post ^ | 23 October 2004 | Howard Kurtz
    Sinclair Broadcast Group last night aired a program that sharply criticized John Kerry over Vietnam, with the anchor declaring: "Some people are trying to suppress the right to free speech." After two weeks of accusations of partisan bias, the hour-long special led off with Carlton Sherwood, who produced the anti-Kerry film "Stolen Honor: Wounds That Never Heal," saying: "What is John Kerry's campaign afraid of?"
  • Stolen Honor - Sinclair shuffles the schedule at last minute (More like tosses the deck in air)!!

    10/19/2004 5:03:49 PM PDT · by fleur-de-lis · 28 replies · 3,893+ views
    Sinclair Broadcasting ^ | 10/19/04 | Sinclair Broadcasting
    At the last minute, Sinclair Broadcasting has reshuffled the broadcast schedule for their program on "Stolen Honor" and now call it "A POW Story: Politics, Pressure and the Media". The new schedule and content of the program is described in the Sinclair press release shown below in post #1. The original press release can be seen by clicking the "Sinclair Broadcasting" source above. FL_engineer and I had spent many hours tracking down the old, now obsolete schedule from the individual Sinclair TV station web sites and other internet TV directories. This information was posted frequently on Free Republic. That seems...
  • "Stolen Honor" Morphs Into Broader Sinclair Documentary (Free Republic thanked)

    10/23/2004 12:10:07 AM PDT · by Stoat · 21 replies · 1,805+ views
    The Claremont Institute ^ | October 22, 2004 | Richard Reeb
    "Stolen Honor" Morphs Into Broader Sinclair Documentary  The long-awaited Sinclair Broadcasting Company production about "Stolen Honor" was, according to a company press release, always intended to be a documentary in the customary sense of the term. Appearing tonight at 8 (7 p.m. central) on 62 stations in 39 markets to 24 percent of the television households, "A POW Story: Politics, Pressure and the Media" will go beyond the Swift Boat Veterans (and POWs) for Truth documentary previously expected.  "The news special will focus in part on the use of documentaries and other media to influence voting, which emerged during...
  • Kerry Campaign Response to Sinclair Smear (fricken speechless)

    10/22/2004 11:49:34 PM PDT · by Former Military Chick · 41 replies · 1,312+ views
    © 2004 U.S. Newswire ^ | 10/22/2004 10:20:00 PM | US Newswire
    Kerry Campaign Response to Sinclair Smear10/22/2004 10:20:00 PM To: National Desk, Political Reporter Contact: Chad Clanton or Phil Singer, 202-464-2800, both of Kerry-Edwards 2004 WASHINGTON, Oct. 22 /U.S. Newswire/ -- Following is a response from Kerry-Edwards 2004 to Sinclair Broadcasting: "Sinclair executives have given more than $100,000 to George W. Bush and the Republican Party. Tonight they supported him with millions of dollars of air time devoted to an anti-Kerry smear aimed at influencing the election. Sinclair gave lip service to the first amendment but fired an honest journalist working for Sinclair who spoke out against their smear. Sinclair's...
  • Sinclair Thanks NY Times

    10/22/2004 10:25:36 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 15 replies · 968+ views
    NwqaMax ^ | October 22, 2004 | Carl Limbacher
    Sinclair Broadcast Group, which has been vilified in many places regarding its decision to air a special one-hour news program, entitled "A POW Story: Politics, Pressure and the Media," was gratified to read an article published by the New York Times newspaper on Thursday, October 21, 2004, advocating the broadcast of the documentary, "Stolen Honor: Wounds That Never Heal." The company issued a press release Friday noting that this the third news special of 2004 "Stolen Honor" will be discussed in the Sinclair news special, but it was erroneous news reports indicating that Sinclair intended to broadcast the documentary in...
  • Stolen Honor/Sinclair a Bust

    10/22/2004 5:38:21 PM PDT · by kaferhaus · 611 replies · 33,388+ views
    10/22/2004 | steve reeves
    This production has not been well thought out, poorly edited and produced.
  • Sinclair's "A POW Story", Duped!!!

    10/22/2004 8:47:18 PM PDT · by mrmax · 170 replies · 5,062+ views
    Sinclair Broadcasting channels | 10/22/2004 | Sinclair Broadcasting
    Sinclair's "A POW Story", was suppose to feature anti-Kerry documentary “Stolen Honor”... But we were Duped!