Typo Reveals Network of Local News Likely Controlled By Single Entity

Multiple seemingly unrelated news outlets tweeted identical comments within one minute of each other. The typo shows it was all from the same source. All tweets have been archived.

Edited to add: These outlets are owned by Sinclair Broadcasting. A 2019 study by Emory University political scientists Gregory J. Martin and Josh McCrain in the American Political Science Review found that "stations bought by Sinclair:

There’s nothing wrong with being a sincere conservative. What is unethical and problematic is a systematic effort to influence the public, especially without informing them.


Following a speech on the House floor last night, Republicans oust Rep Liz Cheney. Signs of coordinated disinformation appeared in the morning preceding the voice vote, which ended in Rep. Cheney’s removal.

Multiple seemingly unrelated news outlets tweeted identical comments within one minute of each other. The typo shows it was all from the same source. All tweets have been archived.

House Republicans have voted to removed Rep. Liz Cheney as GOP conference chair. “I am looking forward to going a different direction, but we need a true conservative leader in this position," said Rep. @laurenboebert on @TND.

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