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Millennial News Publisher Circa Plans to Create Weekly Ad-Supported VR Spots

As more money flows to advertising startups chasing virtual reality and brands start creating

Media General to Buy LIN Media for $1.6 Billion

Consolidation in the TV business continues unabated, as Media General on Friday announced it has agreed to acquire LIN Media for $1.6 billion.

Sinclair Restructures Allbritton Deal in Wake of FCC Crackdown on Sidecar Deals

Seeing the writing on the wall at the Federal Communications Commission, Sinclair Broadcast Group said late Thursday it would restructure its deal to buy Allbritton's TV group. As part of the restructuring, Sinclair will no longer propose to enter into shared service and joint sales agreements in three markets where it is adding ABC affiliates from Allbritton.

Broadcasters Try to Drag NCC Media Into FCC Fight Over Joint Sales Deals

Broadcasters have launched a counterstrike against the Federal Communications Commission's proposal to restrict TV joint sales agreements by asking the agency to look into similar sales arrangements used by the largest pay TV providers.

FCC Chairman’s Proposal to Prohibit Joint Sales Deals Strikes Partisan Nerve

Federal Communications Commission chairman Tom Wheeler's proposal to inhibit joint sales agreements between TV stations is already shaping up to be a fight that will split along party lines.

Is the FCC Making a Move to Stop TV Groups From Getting Any Bigger?

Acting Federal Communications Commission chairwoman Mignon Clyburn may have turned activist. In a bold move, Clyburn has circulated an item aimed at making sure TV groups don't get any bigger.

Sinclair to Buy Allbritton TV Station Group

A lot of TV groups would like to own a TV station in the nation's capital, but in the end the group next door got it done. Baltimore-based Sinclair Broadcast Group announced Monday it has a deal to purchase Allbritton's seven ABC affiliates, including WJLA in Washington, D.C., and local cable channel NewsChannel 8, for $985 million.