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Comment: Collapse of Standard General-Tegna deal signals heightened public-interest standard for US broadcast license applicants

By Ilana Kowarski
  • 24 May 2023 22:34
  • 24 May 2023 22:34
Hedge fund Standard General’s unsuccessful attempt to rescue its contested acquisition of Tegna broadcast group illustrates the extent to which the specter of threats to consumers, workers and the journalism industry can inspire formidable resistance to broadcast license applicants at the US Federal Communications Commission.

Pushback from the FCC arising from of

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