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  • LatestMarch 14, 2018

    Why Sinclair’s latest plan to sell major TV stations has critics crying foul

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  • Sinclair Broadcast Group’s new plan to help it win federal approval to become the nation’s largest broadcaster is pretty brazen, critics say.

    The Maryland-based company recently proposed selling two major TV stations to satisfy the government’s ownership limit and secure its deal to buy Tribune Media for $3.9 billion. The problem with the arrangement, critics say, is that the stations’ prospective buyers have close ties to Sinclair’s executive chairman.

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