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Tribune Company Acquires TV Stations

The owner of the Los Angeles Times, the Chicago Tribune and other major daily newspapers is spending about $2.73 billion to acquire 19 TV stations in...

Political Ad Spending Will Fatten Broadcasters This Year

TV station political revenues may hit $2.5 billion in 2010, a 25% increase above 2006, SNL Kagan says. Among the biggest beneficiaries: conservative broadcaster Sinclair, which has the largest footprint of all independent station owners in areas with contested elections.