The Justice Department has signaled it is willing to grant approval to Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc.’s planned takeover of Tribune Media Co., but it wants the companies to sell off roughly a dozen television stations.

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  • Sinclair Amends Tribune Deal...Again | Multichannel
    In a move likely in response to the Justice Department, Sinclair has once again amended its June 2017 deal to purchase Tribune Media's stations, this time adjusting last week's amended filing to cut Harrisburg-Lancaster-Lebanon-York (Pa.) from the markets where it sought to own two of the top four stations to take advantage of the FCC's new ...
    04/9/2018 - 1:17 am | View Website
  • Sinclair Amends Tribune Deal...Again
    In a move likely in response to the Justice Department, Sinclair has once again amended its June 2017 deal to purchase Tribune Media's stations, ...
    03/7/2018 - 6:25 am | View Website
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    Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. has been negotiating with the U.S. Department of Justice over how many stations it needs to divest from in certain markets in order to gain approval of its proposed acquisition of Tribune Media Co.
    03/1/2018 - 3:05 am | View Website
  • Sinclair Deal With Tribune Hits Complications in Washington
    WASHINGTON — When Sinclair Broadcast Group announced its intent to buy Tribune Media in a blockbuster merger last May, the company predicted that regulators would quickly wave through the deal. But 10 months later, Sinclair remains locked in a prolonged battle with Justice Department antitrust ...
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  • Sinclair/Tribune Deal Still on Hold — FTVLive
    Sinclair thought they lined the right pockets and had the FCC Chairman and the President in their hip pocket. But, it has still not made getting the Tribune deal passed nearly as easily as they thought it would be. 
    02/27/2018 - 6:59 pm | View Website
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