MEDIA OWNERSHIP


Sinclair announces deal to buy Tribune for $3.9B

Sinclair Broadcast Group announced on Monday that it had reached an agreement to purchase the Tribune Media Company for $3.9 billion.

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FCC Opens Media Ownership Review Docket

The FCC has already voted to restore the UHF discount, which will allow some TV station groups to get bigger, and has...

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U.S. FCC to launch 'comprehensive review' of media regulations

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai on Tuesday said the top U.S. telecommunications regulator will launch a "comprehensive review"...

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FCC Said to Move Toward Easing Rule That Discourages TV Deals

Federal regulators in the U.S. are considering rolling back a rule passed by Democrats last year that restricts...

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Ajit Pai: Media Ownership Rules ‘Quite Antiquated’

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai said that the agency is studying restrictions on media ownership, characterizing a number of...

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FCC Allows Univision To Boost Foreign Ownership

The Federal Communications Commission is allowing foreign investors to own up to a 49% equity stake in TV and radio station...

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NAB Wants to Weigh In on Ownership Court Challenges

The National Association of Broadcasters has asked a D.C. federal court to let it weigh in on the Prometheus Radio Project challenge...

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NAB Seeks Quadrennial Ownership 'Relief' From FCC

With a new deregulatory Republican majority preparing to take the reins at the FCC under a President Donald Trump, the National Association of Broadcasters has petitioned the FCC to rethink...

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NAB Goes To Court Over Ownership Rules

NAB has filed a lawsuit with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit challenging the FCC's...

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Prometheus Challenges FCC Media Ownership Decision

Prometheus Radio Project has challenged parts of the FCC's Aug. 25 quadrennial ownership review, continuing a legal battle that has been going on for well over a decade.

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