As Election Day draws near, Sinclair Broadcast Group’s Baltimore flagship, WBFF-TV (Fox45), is drawing criticism for the way it has covered Question K, a local ballot initiative funded almost exclusively by the network’s majority owner, David Smith. If enacted, the measure would limit Baltimore mayors, council members and the comptroller to two four-year terms. Smith, who lives in the Baltimore suburbs, where Sinclair’s corporate offices are headquartered, has doled out more than $500,000 from his personal fortune to launch the campaign.
As Sinclair owner funds term limits push in Baltimore, his station is a willing megaphone
October 25, 2022