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Sinclair posts anti-CNN video on local affiliates' websites after promo backlash

Sinclair posts anti-CNN video on local affiliates' websites after promo backlash

Local affiliates of the Sinclair Broadcast Group have posted links on their websites to a YouTube video — with a message responding to last week’s criticism against the company after it aired comments on the perils of “fake” news.

Sinclair, the Hunt Valley-based broadcaster, did not respond to request for comment Tuesday evening.

The Sinclair-produced YouTube video, linked to the websites for WBFF, WNUV and WUTB, is titled “Did CNN attack Sinclair for doing exactly what CNN has done for years?”

It features clips of CNN’s Brian Stelter decrying the prevalence of fake news on social media outlets. The video concludes: “Fake news is a...

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