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THE FCC authorized carriers to automatically identify and block unwanted robocalls by using analytics that home in on sources of large bursts of calls, or place calls of brief duration, or other means. The measure applies to both landline and wireless telephone systems. Above, FCC Chairman Ajit Pai. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/STEFAN WERMUTH

The FCC just voted to stop `scourge’ of robocalls. Will it...

NEW YORK - The United States Federal Communications Commission on Thursday voted to help shield you from those unwanted telemarketers and scammers who warn...

Tribune files $1B suit against Sinclair as deal scrapped

NEW YORK -Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc.’s bid to become a nationwide powerhouse collapsed as Tribune Media Co. withdrew from a planned merger that drew...

For Sinclair, ruling on TV limits may be too late for...

NEW YORK - A U.S. appeals court rejected on technical grounds a challenge to Federal Communications Commission ownership rules that could ease the path...

Tribune and Sinclair fall as effort to avert FCC hearing fails

NEW YORK - Tribune Media Co. and Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. dropped after the U.S. Federal Communications Commission voted to send their proposed merger to...

Sinclair to amend TV station sales after FCC slams Tribune deal

NEW YORK -  Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. offered to abandon or revise sales of TV stations in Chicago and Texas to appease regulators who...

Sinclair and Tribune fall as FCC slams TV station sale plan

NEW YORK - U.S. Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai questioned the legality of a controversial plan by Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. and Tribune Media...

Kavanaugh could usher in even more business-friendly era on Supreme Court

NEW YORK - Brett Kavanaugh could add a powerful new voice on the Supreme Court to restrain what government agencies can do, ushering in a...
NET NEUTRALITY regulations that barred broadband providers from slowing or blocking internet traffic expired Monday. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/JASON ALDEN

Net neutrality rules expire as backers turn to Congress, courts

NEW YORK - The Obama-era net neutrality regulations that barred broadband providers from slowing or blocking internet traffic expired Monday, a major milestone in a...
WJAR-TV NBC 10 PARENT Sinclair Broadcast Group has come up with a plan to spin off stations in Chicago and New York in order to stay below media ownership limits as it absorbs Tribune Media Co.

Controversial Sinclair station sales in NYC, Chicago advance

WASHINGTON – Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. said it had executed agreements to sell TV stations in New York and Chicago in order to stay...
SINCLAIR BROADCAST GROUP said it would sell TV stations in New York and Chicago to help get regulators’ approval to buy Tribune Media Co., but would still operate the properties. BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/JONATHAN HANSON

Sinclair to sell and still run New York and Chicago stations

NEW YORK - Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. said it would sell TV stations in New York and Chicago to help get regulators’ approval to buy...
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