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Sinclair’s Ripley: Fewer Local TV News Teams Would Strengthen Output

Sinclair’s CEO said he foresees one or two TV news operations per market
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BALTIMORE—During Sinclair Broadcast Group’s Q2 2017 earning call, CEO Chris Ripley made the case that consolidating news operations in a market would lead to “significant savings.” “Right now there are three to five local players, and to us that doesn’t make sense,” Ripley said.

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