Apr 2, 2018 - Politics & Policy

Trump comes to Sinclair's defense by mocking CNN and NBC

Sinclair broadcasters

Dozens of Sinclair-owned stations reading a centrally prepared op-ed. Screenshot: Deadspin.com

President Donald Trump came to the defense of Sinclair Broadcast Group on Monday by tweeting that it was "far superior" to NBC and CNN.

What prompted this tweet: CNN reported that the network was forcing conservative, pro-Trump editorials on its reporters, and Deadspin created a video of Sinclair broadcasters spurning "fake news" over the weekend.

Go deeper: Ina Fried has more details on the video and Sinclair in her Login newsletter.

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