Tribune’s Sinclair Concerns Started In December


According to exhibits made public on Thursday by Tribune Media, the company’s EVP/General Counsel and Chief Strategy Officer on December 17 wrote to Sinclair Broadcast Group‘s top legal counsel, Barry Faber, expressing Tribune’s “serious concern” with Sinclair’s approach to obtaining Department of Justice clearance to close the merger of the two companies.

The letter reveals that stubbornness on Sinclair’s part likely derailed the deal.

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