Activist groups deliver 600,000 petitions to the FCC demanding the merger of Sinclair and Tribune be stopped

Activist groups deliver 600,000 petitions to the FCC demanding the merger of Sinclair and Tribune be stopped 

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On July 12, 2018, activist groups gathered outside the Federal Communications Commission building in Washington, D.C., to deliver over 600,000 petitions demanding that the unprecedented acquisition of Tribune Media by conservative local TV giant Sinclair Broadcast Group not go through.

Video shot by John Kerr

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