FCC Chairman Rejects Senators’ Request To Review Sinclair’s Broadcast License

A dozen senators called on the Federal Communications Commission to investigate Sinclair Broadcasting Group. for distorting the news, and to pause its review of the pending acquisition of Tribune Media. FCC Chairman Ajit Pai immediately shot down the request, saying it would conflict with his commitment to the First Amendment and freedom of the press. Eleven Democratic senators and one independent, Bernie Sanders, took issue with Sinclair forcing local news anchors to…
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