What’s The Setting For The Sinclair-Tribune Spin Cycle?

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Fresh details were revealed Wednesday regarding¬†Sinclair Broadcast Group‘s blockbuster merger plans with¬†Tribune Media, thanks to the official filing of a flurry of Form 315 applications with the FCC.


While the deal could only be made possible with the pending reinstatement of the FCC’s “UHF discount,” which allows broadcast TV stations to deduct by 50% the audience of a UHF station toward the national cap, Sinclair revealed that it could divest stations in no less than 10 different markets.

It also shed light on what the future is for the handful of radio stations it owns, and will soon add to its small stable.

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