The national press is outraged after a video surfaced revealing Sinclair Broadcast Group’s decision to have its local news anchors read a scripted announcement about accuracy in journalism.
So what’s the big deal?
Sure, there’s something unnerving about seeing local TV anchors across the country reciting a scripted message in unison. But that’s more of a testament to the power of effective video editing than anything else. Any group chant can be painted as creepy (like when these celebrities pledged to “be a servant to” President Obama), as can any video.
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