Blumenthal, 10 other senators to call on FCC to investigate Sinclair


(WTNH) — United States Senator Richard Blumenthal is among senators who will be calling on the Federal Communications Commission to investigate Sinclair Broadcasting Group for news distortion on Friday.

Senator Blumenthal and 10 other senators are questioning how fit Sinclair is to keep its broadcast licenses.

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This comes after news anchors at Sinclair-owned stations around the country were forced to read company mandated scripts on air. 

The senators also want the Federal Communications Commission to pause a Sinclair-Tribune media merger. 

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