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Friday, October 15, 2004

Kerry Seeks Equal Time from Sinclair

In non-falafel-related media scandals today, the Kerry campaign has requested equal time from Sinclair, though the campaign did reject an earlier invitation from Sinclair for Kerry to appear in a forum after the film.

It's been a rough week for Sinclair stock. With 15 minutes left in the trading day, SBGI is down about 7% from Monday's open. And according to one website, 17 advertisers have agreed to cancel their commercials, while another site claims to have collected 80,000 petition signatures against the company, though it's unclear what impact that would have.