• Even Ajit Pai, Who Paved the Way for the Sinclair Merger, Now Thinks There's Something Fishy About the Sinclair Merger

    3 monthes ago - By Slate

    FCC Chairman Ajit Pai has taken a surprisingly tough stance on the Sinclair Broadcast Group's proposed acquisition of Tribune Media, announcing on Monday that he has “serious concerns” about the $3.9 billion deal. He also recommended that an administrative law judge review the acquisition, a process that could very well dash Sinclair's hopes of adding 42 Tribune TV stations to its 170-station empire.
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  • FCC raises concerns about Sinclair-Tribune deal, shares fall

    3 monthes ago - By Reuters

    Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai questioned Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc's proposed $3.9 billion acquisition of Tribune Media Co , in a surprise decision that could potentially scuttle the deal and sent shares of both companies tumbling.
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  • FCC head has ‘serious concerns' with Sinclair-Tribune deal

    3 monthes ago - By The Seattle Times

    NEW YORK - The chairman of the Federal Communications Commission is raising “serious concerns” about Sinclair's $3.9 billion deal for Tribune's television stations. Sinclair wants to buy Tribune Media and its 42 TV stations, including KTLA in Los Angeles and WPIX in New York. To address potential antitrust concerns, Sinclair has said it would...
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  • FCC head has ‘serious concerns' with Sinclair-Tribune deal

    3 monthes ago - By Miami Herald

    The chairman of the Federal Communications Commission is raising "serious concerns" about Sinclair's $3.9 billion deal for Tribune's television stations. Sinclair wants to buy Tribune Media and its 42 TV...
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  • FCC head has 'serious concerns' with Sinclair-Tribune deal

    3 monthes ago - By Star Tribune


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  • FCC Chairman Pai Cites 'Serious Concerns' About Sinclair-Tribune Deal

    FCC Chairman Pai Cites 'Serious Concerns' About Sinclair-Tribune Deal

    3 monthes ago - By NPR

    The news could put in jeopardy plans by Sinclair - already the nation's largest TV station owner - to grow even bigger.
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  • FCC Chairman Pai Cites 'Serious Concerns' About Sinclair-Tribune Deal

    FCC Chairman Pai Cites 'Serious Concerns' About Sinclair-Tribune Deal

    3 monthes ago - By NPR

    The news could put in jeopardy plans by Sinclair - already the nation's largest TV station owner - to grown even bigger.
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  • FCC chairman voices 'serious concerns' about Sinclair merger

    3 monthes ago - By NBC News

    The Federal Communications Commission announced that it is sending Sinclair's $3.9 billion merger with Tribune Media to an administrative law court to review.
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  • Sinclair-Tribune Media merger in jeopardy after FCC chair expresses 'serious concerns'

    3 monthes ago - By Chicago Tribune

    Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai issued a statement Monday expressing “serious concerns” about the proposed merger of Sinclair Broadcast Group and Chicago's Tribune Media, putting the $3.9 billion deal in jeopardy. “The evidence we've received suggests that certain station divestitures...
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  • FCC chief says he has 'serious concerns' about Sinclair-Tribune deal

    3 monthes ago - By Reuters

    Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai said on Monday he has "serious concerns" about Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc's proposed $3.9 billion acquisition of Tribune Media Co , an announcement that could scuttle the deal.
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  • FCC Deals a Blow to Sinclair's Proposed $3.9 Billion Merger With Tribune Media

    3 monthes ago - By Fortune

    Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai has “serious concerns” about the Sinclair Broadcast Group's proposed acquisition of Tribune Media, Politico reports, raising the possibility that the news mega merger is doomed.
    The chairman said on Monday that he proposed putting the $3.9 billion deal under review by an administrative law judge, a lengthy process that typically signs the death sentence of most corporate deals.
    Sinclair is already the U.S.'s largest TV station owner, with over 170 stations nationwide. Acquiring Tribune Media would add 42 stations to the conservative...
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  • FCC chairman moves to block Sinclair-Tribune mega deal

    FCC chairman moves to block Sinclair-Tribune mega deal

    3 monthes ago - By New York Post

    Federal regulators on Monday moved to stop Sinclair Broadcast Group's $6.6 billion acquisition of Tribune Media. Citing “serious concerns” about Sinclair's divestiture of certain assets - sales that were proposed in order to gain antitrust approval - FCC Chairman Ajit Pai said he planned to his objections to the deal to an administrative judge. Pai's...
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  • FCC chairman says he has 'serious concerns' about Sinclair's Tribune deal

    3 monthes ago - By Reuters

    Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai said on Monday he has "serious concerns" about Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc's proposed $3.9 billion acquisition of Tribune Media Co , an announcement that could scuttle the deal.
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  • Tribune Media plunges after FCC says it has 'serious concerns' about Sinclair's $3.9 billion purchase of the company

    Tribune Media plunges after FCC says it has 'serious concerns' about Sinclair's $3.9 billion purchase of the company

    3 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Sinclair's $3.9 billion takeover of Tribune Media may be in jeopardy.
    Trading of Tribune stock was halted twice as it fell more than 17% Monday following comments from the FCC.
    "Based on a thorough review of the record, I have serious concerns about the Sinclair/Tribune transaction," chairman Ajit Pai said in a statement.
    Follow Tribune Media's stock price in real-time here.
    Shares of Tribune Media plunged as much as 17% Monday after the Federal Communications Commission said it had serious concerns about its proposed acquisition by Sinclair Broadcasting Group.
    "Based on a thorough review...
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  • FCC Chairman expresses 'serious concerns' about proposed Sinclair-Tribune merger, putting deal in jeopardy

    3 monthes ago - By Baltimore Sun

    Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai issued a statement Monday expressing “serious concerns” about the proposed merger of Sinclair Broadcast Group and Chicago's Tribune Media, putting the $3.9 billion deal in jeopardy. “The evidence we've received suggests that certain station divestitures...
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  • FCC chairman has 'serious concerns' about Sinclair Tribune merger

    3 monthes ago - By Reuters

    Federal Communications Commission chairman Ajit Pai said Monday he has "serious concerns" about Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc's proposed $3.9 billion acquisition of Tribune Media Co and called for a hearing to review some disputed issues.
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