Sinclair is targeting PolitiFact. But you need to know the facts

The Sinclair Broadcasting Group, the nation's largest owner of television stations, is attacking PolitiFact for a recent fact-check we published about federal funding related to superstorm Sandy. Sinclair, which has faced criticism for a clear conservative point of view, published a video commentary last week saying we fabricated data related to a fact-check we published on Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas. Cruz claimed, "Two-thirds of the (Sandy disaster relief) bill had nothing to do with Sandy." We found that the bulk of the federal money went to states hit hardest by Sandy. Sinclair executive Mark Hyman countered, saying that "billions were not for emergency relief. … >>More stories from National


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