Today, the Federal Communications Commission voted to eradicate longstanding media-ownership limits that prevented one broadcast company from controlling too much media in a single market. This is compounded by another move from the agency in October, eliminating a federal requirement for media companies to maintain a local studio in the communities where they operate. These recent moves have benefited Sinclair Broadcast Group, which is awaiting approval from the agency for its purchase of Tribune Media for 3.9 billion. 

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