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FCC chairman has ‘serious concerns’ about Sinclair-Tribune merger (access required)

Sinclair Broadcasting's proposed $3.9 billion acquisition of Tribune Media has raised "serious concerns" at the Federal Communications Commission about the amount of control the combined company would have over the U.S. television market, said Ajit Pai, the agency's chairman.

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FCC chairman sets out to repeal ‘net neutrality’ rules (access required)

WASHINGTON — Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai on Tuesday followed through on his pledge to repeal 2015 regulations designed to ensure that internet service providers treat all online content and apps equally, setting up a showdown with consumer groups ...

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Fox’s talks with Ion could pave way for dump of Sinclair as partner (access required)

21st Century Fox Inc. is in talks to operate local television stations across the U.S. with Ion Media Networks Inc., potentially paving the way for Fox to dump Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. as an affiliate partner, a person familiar with the ...

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Dish and Sinclair agree in principle on new contract (access required)

NEW YORK — Dish Network and Sinclair Broadcast Group, one of the largest TV broadcasters in the U.S., said Wednesday they’ve agreed on the outline of a new contract, one day after Sinclair’s channels went dark for Dish customers. Dish ...

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