DC Circuit and FCC Spar on Sinclair-Tribune Merger

A panel of the D.C. Circuit on Friday asked the Federal Communications Commission some tough questions about a rule change that would allow broadcasters to skirt a 39 percent cap on how many local TV stations they can own — a key question in the Sinclair Broadcast Group’s quest to buy Tribune Media for $3.9 billion.

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Appeals Court Hears Olivia de Havilland’s Suit Against Cable Network

The California Court of Appeals heard arguments on a false light claim brought by actress Olivia de Havilland against FX Network for its depiction of her in the docudrama series “Feud: Joan and Bette” where the actress says words were put in her mouth without her permission.

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