FCC Still Weighing Nexstar-Tribune

August 28, 2019

While the Justice Department signed off on the deal last month with TV station spin-offs in 13 markets, the FCC has yet to complete its public interest review of the merger.

While justice only deals with antitrust, the FCC looks at both competition and what the public interest benefits of allowing the merger would be, since broadcasters are licensed to serve that interest.

Read more at: https://www.broadcastingcable.com/news/fcc-still-weighing-nexstar-tribune



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