UHF discount means that only half of a UHF TV station's audience counts towards the 39% national ownership cap.
FCC chair Ajit Pai said he has issues with the proposed Sinclair-Tribune merger, raising a big cloud over the deal.
CWA, NABET and NewsGuild claim deal would result ‘in significant job losses based on Sinclair’s history’
It could allow Sinclair's proposed merger with Tribune to go through even if a court decision ultimately reverses the FCC's UHF discount decision.
The FCC has yet to restart its informal shot clock on reviewing the proposed $3.9 billion merger of Sinclair Broadcasting and Tribune Media.
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