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When she interviewed Trump himself a week later, he told her that he’d seen “tremendous reports” and “incredible studies” about its effectiveness. Attkisson didn’t ask for details nor raise any questions about the fatal heart arrhythmias that have been associated with its use. Whatever the underlying merits, Attkisson’s report and interview were consistent with much of the commentary about the pandemic emanating from her employer, the Sinclair Broadcast Group. In its national opinion programs, Sinclair — the owner of 191 TV stations, one of the largest groups in the country — has stayed largely faithful to Trump’s pronouncements about the virus. It’s a strain of coverage seen at its mos... Full story

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