Another mega merger in the works, further consolidating power and influence. It’s time to smash these monopolies to pieces!
“This week, Sinclair capitalized on the FCC’s new laissez-faire attitude, purchasing Tribune Media for $3.9 billion — and, thereby, securing ownership of enough local television stations to reach 70 percent of American households.”
Last year, Sinclair reportedly made a deal with the Trump campaign, trading access for friendly coverage. Now, it’s poised to expand its reach.