Dish opposes Sinclair-Tribune deal

|By:, SA News Editor

Dish Network (NASDAQ:DISH) has joined forces with conservative media, trade and liberal advocacy groups in urging U.S. authorities to reject Sinclair Broadcast Group's (NASDAQ:SBGI) proposed $3.9B acquisition of Tribune Media (NYSE:TRCO).

Opponents of the deal, according to petitions filed with the FCC made public on Tuesday, say it will raise prices while narrowing content and news viewing choices for millions of Americans.

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