Opponents of Sinclair Broadcast Group's proposed acquisition of Tribune Media are reacting to reports that the Federal Communications Commission plans to fine Sinclair $13.3 million over undisclosed advertisements.
Sinclair Broadcast Group is now a leading player in the right-wing echo chamber that includes Fox News and Breitbart. On CNN's "Reliable Sources" Sunday, I explained how it used its Alabama station last week to try and attack the credibility of a Washington Post report on Moore. Take a look.
Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh filed comments Friday with the Federal Communications Commission saying ownership by Sinclair would decrease consumer choices and diversity in the media marketplace.
A coalition of local and national media outlets has intervened in court to call for broader transparency and increased access to legal documents in the prosecution of the Baltimore police officers in the arrest and death of Freddie Gray.
A simmering feud over who controls a Baltimore County farm — its new CEO owner or its longtime tenant — boiled over when the CEO recently had the farmer's corn crop plowed under in an effort to remediate the land.
Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. plans to close Aug. 1 on its $1 billion deal to acquire television stations from Allbritton Communications, now that federal regulators have cleared the way, the company said Friday
Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. said Wednesday it has arranged funding for its planned $1 billion deal to buy seven ABC affiliates and a Washington-based cable news network from Allbritton Communications.
Sinclair Broadcast Group boosted revenue and profit in the first quarter, citing better-than-expected spending on political advertising, strong gains from Super Bowl and Olympics ads and lower expenses at many of the company's television stations.
Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. is one of several large broadcasters that could be forced to sell television stations or other assets or rethink future acquisition plans under new media ownership rules the Federal Communications Commission is set to consider later this month.
Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. offered to restructure the nearly $1 billion planned acquisition of seven ABC affiliates and a Washington-based cable news network, changes it says will satisfy cross-ownership concerns recently raised by the Federal Communications Commission. It also announced that its board approved spending $150 million more to repurchase shares.
Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. capped a year of strong broadcast revenue growth and station acquisitions with a 33 percent jump in fourth quarter sales but a drop in profit as the Hunt Valley company paid off debt.
Kai Jackson, whose departure from WJZ after more than 20 years was first reported here last month, said Thursday that he will be joining Sinclair Broadcasting as its national correspondent based in Washington, D.C.
Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. saw profits for the third quarter jump 38 percent, benefiting from strength in television advertising and growth in revenue from fees broadcasters charge cable TV companies to carry their signals.