CBS 2 and Fox 28 downplayed 19 presidential candidates in Cedar Rapids on Sunday and aired a Trump-promoted conspiracy theory

When Washington Post political reporter Dave Weigel checked to see how local TV news was covering a local story of national importance, he saw KGAN (CBS2) minimizing coverage of the biggest event in town in order to give air time to a discredited conspiracy theory the Trump administration has been promoting. […]

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Report: CBS 2, Fox 28 and other Sinclair stations will broadcast news promos echoing Trump talking points

Sinclair Broadcasting Group television stations, including KGAN (CBS 2) and KXFA (Fox 28), will be running promotional spots for their news broadcasts later this money that denounce other networks for reporting “fake news,” CNN reported on Tuesday. […]

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