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FCC chairman has ‘serious concerns’ about Sinclair-Tribune merger

Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc.'s headquarters in Hunt Valley. Maryland politicians have called out the media giant for its decision to make the anchors on its 193 television stations read a script criticizing "fake" news stories from national outlets such as CNN, NBC, CBS and ABC. (Photo by Steve Ruark / AP)

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

FILE - In this Feb. 26, 2015, file photo, Federal Communication Commission Commissioner Ajit Pai speaks during an open hearing and vote on "Net Neutrality" in Washington. Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai is following through on his pledge to repeal 2015 regulations designed to ensure that internet service providers treat all online content and apps equally. Pai distributed his alternative plan to the net neutrality rules to other FCC commissioners Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017, in preparation for a Dec. 14 vote on the proposal. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)

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

Sinclair Broadcast Group building in Hunt Valley. (File photo)

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

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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