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Posted: 10/19/2004 12:32:32 PM EST
[Last Edit: 10/19/2004 12:32:44 PM EST by -Absolut-]
reuters.myway.com/article/20041019/2004-10-19T201735Z_01_WEN7231_RTRIDST_0_NEWS-MEDIA-SINCLAIR-DC.html


Sinclair Says Will Not Air Kerry Show in Entirety


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Oct 19, 4:17 PM (ET)


NEW YORK (Reuters) - Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc., under widening scrutiny over plans to air a documentary about Sen. John Kerry's wartime activities 30 years ago, said on Tuesday it would not show the program in its entirety.

"Contrary to numerous inaccurate political and press accounts, the Sinclair stations will not be airing the documentary 'Stolen Honor' in its entirety," the Baltimore-based company said in a statement.

Sinclair said it would air a special news program on Friday called "A POW Story: Politics, Pressure and the Media" that would discuss the allegations surrounding Kerry's anti-Vietnam War activities.



Link Posted: 10/19/2004 12:34:29 PM EST
This is what they have said all along.....they even invited Kerry to participate.
Link Posted: 10/19/2004 12:36:08 PM EST
Whiskey Tango Foxtrot
Link Posted: 10/19/2004 12:38:11 PM EST
They need to avoid "political ad" but can offer "news & commentary".
Link Posted: 10/19/2004 12:39:30 PM EST
i hate the demos...how is this any different from a Michael Moore movie?
Link Posted: 10/19/2004 12:40:56 PM EST
This was Sinclair's plan all along. Sounds like main stream media is spinning to make it look like Sinclair folded when they have not.


Contrary to numerous inaccurate political and press accounts, the Sinclair stations will not be airing the documentary "Stolen Honor" in its entirety.

At no time did Sinclair ever publicly announce that it intended to do so. In fact, since the controversy began, Sinclair's website has prominently displayed the following statement: "The program has not been videotaped and the exact format of this unscripted event has not been finalized. Characterizations regarding the content are premature and are based on ill-informed sources."


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Link Posted: 10/20/2004 6:29:18 AM EST
From Sinclair's web page, time and station listings also included....

sbgweb2.sbgnet.com/press/release_20041019_87.shtml

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