October 19, 2004


Sinclair Employee Decries Planned Program on Kerry

The Washington bureau chief for Maryland-based Sinclair Broadcast Group's news division angrily denounced his employer last night for plans to air an hour-long program that is to include incendiary allegations against Democratic presidential candidate John Kerry for his anti-war activism three decades ago.
 "It's biased political propaganda, with clear intentions to sway this election," said Jon Leiberman, Sinclair's lead political reporter for more than a year. "For me, it's not about right or left - it's about what's right or wrong in news coverage this close to an election."

John Liberman made these comments to the Baltimore Sun yesterday morning and was fired that afternoon. Just a note Sinclair stock fell 8% Monday. Read the whole story

Posted by Crazy Eddie at October 19, 2004 12:03 AM