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DISH Petitions FCC to Deny Sinclair-Tribune Merger

ENGLEWOOD, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Citing substantial harm to competition and consumers, DISH Network L.L.C. petitioned the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to deny the proposed acquisition of Tribune Media Company by Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. The nearly 200-page petition to deny is available here.

Among other things, the merger threatens the following harms:

A copy of the full petition to deny is available here:

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