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The Scramble: No (Legitimate) News Is Good News For Trump; Facebook Goes To Washington

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Mark Zuckerberg, CEO of Facebook

Conservative media giant Sinclair Broadcast Group will reach 72 percent of American homes with televisions if they're allowed to acquire Tribune Media. The president likes the idea - even as it breaks current FCC rules that no TV station owners should reach beyond 39 percent of homes. No wonder he likes it. A new analysis shows President Trump does better in areas lacking a trusted news outlet. 

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg will testify before Congress this week to tell them how he plans to protect the private information of Facebook users - among many other things. What does Facebook need to do tofixitself?

Lastly, we take your calls. There's lots going on in Connecticut including a suggestion that we move the capital back to New Haven. So, should we?

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Colin McEnroe, Jonathan McNicol and Chion Wolf contributed to this show.

Betsy started as an intern at WNPR in 2011 after earning a Master's Degree in American and Museum Studies from Trinity College. She served as the Senior Producer for 'The Colin McEnroe Show' for several years before stepping down in 2021 and returning to her previous career as a registered nurse. She still produces shows with Colin and the team when her schedule allows.

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