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  • Tell Congress: Reject the Merger
    of Sinclair & Tribune
    Congress must stop this
    anti-competitive and unlawful deal.
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    Sinclair-Tribune Merger

    Bad for independent local news and consumers.

    A combined Sinclair-Tribune would create the single largest operator of local broadcast stations in the country, reaching 72 percent of American households. This massive consolidation will lead to higher prices and fewer choices for consumers. The merger was aided by relaxing of rules by the FCC on ownership both within a market and nationally, justifying rejection of this deal.

    Learn more about why this fight is so important.

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  • The Merger by the Numbers

    Less choice. Fewer voices.

    A combined Sinclair-Tribune would own 230 television stations, including more than 117 "Big Four" affiliated stations.

    This mega broadcaster would cover 108 media markets, including 40 out of the top 50 DMAs. In 42 markets, Sinclair-Tribune would operate more than one "Big Four" station. Get more resources on the merger.

    Sinclair's reach of American
    households nationwide

    Sinclair reaches 38% of American households now. It would reach 72% after the merger.
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  • The Latest on the Merger

    Updates on the fight to save our local media.

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    Sen. Ed Markey on the Sinclair-Tribune Merger
    Sep 28

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    The proposed Sinclair-Tribune merger should be rejected: it threatens the fundamental principles of local broadcasting, an independent media, and the public interest.

    Dial 1-844-849-5503 to be connected with the offices of your elected representatives or use the form linked below.

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