Items tagged "UHF discount"
Public Knowledge Requests FCC Delay Sinclair-Tribune Merger Review Pending D.C. Circuit CaseJune 28, 2018 FCC , Mergers , Sinclair , Tribune , UHF discount
Today, Public Knowledge and Common Cause filed with the Federal Communications Commission a Request to Hold In Abeyance on the Sinclair-Tribune merger pending the outcome of the D.C. Circuit’s review of the FCC’s Order reinstating the UHF discount.Read More
Nexstar-Tribune Merger Threatens Our Public DiscourseDecember 10, 2018 Anticompetitive mergers , Charlotte Slaiman , Competition , FCC , Nexstar , UHF discount
Remember when Sinclair Broadcasting Group tried to buy Tribune Media? That merger would have allowed Sinclair to reach 72 percent of U.S. households — far, far above the Federal Communications Commission’s 39 percent audience cap. Fortunately for consumers, Tribune backed out of the deal after the FCC signaled it was unwilling to approve the transaction as structured.Read More