The deal has a lot to do with the value of sports programming.
Boris Epshteyn, the former Trump adviser who’s now a public face for Sinclair Broadcast Group, insists that his new boss is “straight down the middle” politically, repeatedly drawing gasps and laughs on HBO’s Real Time With Bill Maher...Show More Summary
The right-leaning Sinclair Broadcasting Group could soon reach nearly three-quarters of American homes. Sinclair's proposed acquisition of Tribune Media for $3.9 billion would allow the right-leaning broadcast group to reach nearly three-quarters of American homes. Show More Summary
Irony alert: Fear of conservative media bias made the front page of the New York Times. The front-page story in Saturday’s edition. featured media reporter Sydney Ember taking another bite out of Sinclair Broadcast Group, which ownsShow More Summary
According to the New York Times, Sinclair Broadcasting Group — a conservative news network run by GOP donor Daniel Smith — is requiring affiliate stations to run right- wing programming that includes debunked stories favorable to President Donald Trump. With Sinclair’s potential...
Sinclair Broadcasting is the Joseph Goebbels of the 21st Century: They are called "must-runs," and they arrive every day at television stations owned by the Sinclair Broadcast Group --- short video segments that are centrally produced by the company. Show More Summary
Journalists at KOMO broadcast station in Seattle, which was acquired by Sinclair Broadcast Group in 2013, have chafed at programming directives.
Tribune Media execs this morning talked up their cost-cutting efforts, and $3.9 billion sale agreement with Sinclair Broadcast Group, after reporting a surprising Q1 loss attributed to lower TV ad revenues with rising programming costs...Show More Summary
Craig Aaron (pictured), president and CEO of the organization Free Press, joins “Democracy Now!” to explain why the Sinclair Broadcast Group’s expanding monopoly is a cause for concern.
In the wake of the 2016 election, Jared Kushner, son-in-law of President Donald Trump and now a top White House adviser, reportedly told a gathering of business executives that Sinclair Broadcast Group’s local TV stations in Ohio reached...Show More Summary
The big news in media circles on Monday was Sinclair Broadcast Group buying Tribune Media for $3.9 billion. A multi-million dollar to deal acquire local TV stations might seem curious in an era where audiences increasingly spurn TV to watch news and other content online through their computers or mobile devices. Show More Summary
TV station owner Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. said Monday it is acquiring Tribune Media Co. for $3.9 billion, combining two of the nation’s biggest operators of local television stations.
Sinclair's holdings are vast and the deal, which needs approval of federal regulators, would give it stations in seven of the biggest 10 markets. It would further propel consolidation in the industry.
Sinclair Broadcast Group and Tribune Media Co. announced today that they have entered into a definitive agreement that gives Sinclair 100% of issued and outstanding shares of Tribune, TVNewsCheck reports. The announcement confirms the merger that appeared imminent as of...
The nation's largest local TV station operator just got even bigger
Sinclair Broadcast Group, the conservative media behemoth that owns more local news stations than any other company in the country, just got even bigger. It announced it was buying Tribune Media for $3.9 billion, creating what Bloomberg calls a “TV goliath.”
Sinclair Broadcast Group said on Monday that it has agreed to buy Tribune Media for about $3.9 billion. STOCK PRICE FOR TRCO Full price information STOCK PRICE FOR SBGI Full price information 'Most of benefits go to millionaires': George...Show More Summary
Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc., the country’s biggest TV station ownership group, is about to get bigger. Sinclair announced Monday that it will acquire Tribune Media Co. — with its 42 TV stations in 33 markets across the U.S. — for $3.9 billion plus the assumption of about $2.7 billion in debt....
Sinclair Broadcast Group is buying Tribune Media for about $3.9 billion, boosting the number of local TV stations it owns.
Sinclair Broadcast Group confirmed on Monday that it has agreed to buy Tribune Media for about $3.9 billion. Tribune operates 42 TV stations including several CBS, ABC, and Fox affiliates, and the cable network WGN America. SinclairShow More Summary