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Record fine levied against broadcasting giant Sinclair

By ThisIsReno
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By Eric Marks and Bob Conrad

Sinclair Broadcast Group on Wednesday was fined a record $48 million in civil penalties by the Federal Communications Commission for conduct involving its failed attempt to acquire Tribune Media.

The reason for the fine: deceiving the government and not disclosing that news shows were actually paid advertising content.

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Debbie McCarthy May 13, 2020 - 8:32 am

Thank you ThisIsReno for always being there for our communtiy!

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