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  • Analysis: Broadcasters Need to Embrace Innovation Now That Aereo Fog Has Lifted

    Broadcast TV station owners were understandably elated Wednesday by the Supreme Court's decision in the Aereo case. The legal questions surrounding the startup venture that gave subscribers over-the-top access to local TV signals (as a live stream and...
  • Broadcasters cheer as Aereo loses Supreme Court fight

    In a major victory for the broadcast television industry, the Supreme Court ruled that Aereo — the start-up tech firm that distributes local television signals over the Internet — is illegal. The 6-3 decision in the case of ABC vs. Aereo...
  • Pay-TV's bundling gets reprieve in high court's Aereo ruling

    In its ruling against the TV streaming company Aereo Inc., the Supreme Court has removed one of the most visible threats to the pay-TV industry's notoriously expensive bundle. Aereo uses tiny antennas to deliver over-the-air TV signals via the Internet....
  • Could an Aereo Victory Be The Kick In the Pants the TV Biz Needs?

    (Palo Alto, Calif.) -- A court victory by Aereo would be enormously disruptive for broadcasters, many of whom have not yet found a way to meet consumer demand for mobile video. Yet according to one broadcasting exec, an Aereo victory might be just the...
  • Long road to a deal for 1st Mariner purchasers

    Long road to a deal for 1st Mariner purchasers
    The deal to buy 1st Mariner Bank started with an irresistible offer — to two men who had nothing to do with the company. Howard Feinglass, a Baltimore native running a New York investment firm, saw potential in the struggling bank headquartered...
  • Sinclair will buy back $100 million of its stock

    Sinclair will buy back $100 million of its stock
    Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. plans to buy back up to $100 million of its common shares. "We strongly believe in the long-term outlook of our company and our business model and disagree with the market's current discounted view on broadcast," said...
  • Federal court in Utah sides with broadcasters against Aereo

    Federal court in Utah sides with broadcasters against Aereo
    Aereo's streak of legal victories over the broadcasting industry has come to an end. The startup company, which sends broadcast television signals to consumers via the Internet, will have to shut down its operations in Utah and Colorado thanks to a...
  • Sinclair earnings drop as broadcaster pays off debt

    Sinclair earnings drop as broadcaster pays off debt
    Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. capped a year of strong broadcast revenue growth and station acquisitions with a 33 percent jump in fourth-quarter sales but a drop in profit as the Hunt Valley company paid off debt. The broadcaster reported income of $2....
  • Columbia mall shooting story offers revealing look at local, cable TV news

    Columbia mall shooting story offers revealing look at local, cable TV news
    All the TV stations in Baltimore say they’re the ones to turn to for breaking news. Coverage of a shooting Saturday morning at the Mall in Columbia that left three dead put those promises to the test in a major way. Not everyone passed. The...
  • Sinclair to surrender licenses to three TV stations

    The nation's biggest owner of TV stations has told the Federal Communications Commission it is surrendering the licenses for three of its properties in response to a recent rule change by the regulatory agency. Baltimore-based Sinclair Broadcast Group,...
  • Gannett buys six Texas TV stations

    Gannett Co. loves Texas. The company struck a deal to acquire six television stations in the Lone Star State from London Broadcasting Co. for $215 million. The stations are in mostly small markets including Waco, Beaumont and Corpus Christi. The...