The Great Unraveling

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    Less than a week after the proposed merger between Sinclair Broadcast Group and Tribune Media(owner of Fox 61 and WCCT) hit a road block at the FCC, there is new reporting that both media companies are under investigation for price fixing on ad rates. The probe is being conducted by the Department of Justice.

    Meanwhile, The Atlantic has an analysis of what led FCC Chairman Ajit Pai to put the Sinclair/Tribune deal on hold last week surprising many industry analysts who saw it as a done deal.