Sinclair Broadcast Group

A sign for Sinclair Broadcast Group appears at the forefront of a parking lot, a tree without leaves, and the building for the corporation in the far background with an overcast sky.

Media Merger Madness: Why the Marriage of Sinclair and Tribune Is a Credible Threat to Our Democracy [OPINION]

Considering conservative-leaning Sinclair’s history of acquiring local stations and centralizing news operations, the new broadcast behemoth would be able to determine which community efforts receive media attention, harden political viewpoints and define what constitutes a terrorist threat.

A collage of news clippings symbolizes urban unrest in the late '60s

50 Years After the Landmark Kerner Report Called Out Media Racism, the Power Structure Persists [OPINION]

Created to study the urban rebellions of 1967, the Kerner Commission revealed in 1968 how racist media played a role. As the Kerner report turns 50, Free Press’ Joseph Torres argues that large media companies continue to uphold White supremacy. 

Sepia image of Black man in brown shirt next to Black woman holding black gun and wearing white shirt in front of orange and brown trees and sky

Read John Legend's Plea to #SaveUnderground

The show—which followed a group of Black people as they escaped from slavery and then worked to free others—was canceled after two seasons.

Sepia image of Black man in brown shirt next to Black woman holding black gun and wearing white shirt in front of orange and brown trees and sky

WGN America Cancels 'Underground'

Producer John Legend says the slavery escape thriller may find a home with another network.