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Surprise FCC Move Maims Sinclair-Tribune Merger

By Jessica Corbett/Common Dreams

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai's said Monday that he has "serious concerns" about right-wing Sinclair Broadcast Group's proposed $3.9 billion merger with Tribune Media.

In a statement announcing a draft order that would require the merger applicants to attend a hearing in front of an administrative law judge, Pai said, "Based on a thorough review of the record, I have serious concerns about the Sinclair/Tribune transaction. The evidence we've received suggests that certain station divestitures that have been proposed to the FCC would allow Sinclair to control those stations in practice, even if not in name, in violation of the law."

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Posted on July 17, 2018
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