• FCC chair actions on eve of Sinclair-Tribune deal under scrutiny

    5 days ago - By Fast Company

    The Federal Communications Commission's top internal watchdog has opened an investigation into whether agency chair Ajit Pai and others improperly changed rules governing ownership of TV stations in order to benefit Sinclair Broadcasting. The New York Times reported today that just weeks after Pai spearheaded rule changes last April that resulted in companies like Sinclair...
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  • U.S. watchdog to probe chairman's decisions in broadcast deal: Democrat

    5 days ago - By Reuters

    WASHINGTON - The Federal Communications Commission inspector general will investigate whether its chairman was biased in favor of Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc , which is seeking approval from the watchdog for a $3.9 billion acquisition of Tribune Media Co , a member of Congress said on Thursday.
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