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  • Sinclair Broadcast to become country's largest TV station owner

    Sinclair Broadcast to become country's largest TV station owner
    When Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. completes three deals announced in the past two months, it will own more television stations across the country than any other company. The Hunt Valley company will operate 134 stations in 69 markets, reaching more...
  • Baltimore TV stations get boost from gambling ads

    Baltimore TV stations get boost from gambling ads
    Baltimore television stations expected little in the way of political advertising this election year. Then the fight over expanded gambling in Maryland erupted, pitting deep-pocketed casino companies against each other. The barrage of ads urging...
  • Letter: Councilman Huff's CZMP decisions only benefit 'chosen few'

    The 2012 Comprehensive Zoning Map Process (CZMP) decisions provide a way to measure the performance of Todd Huff, our freshman councilman for the 3rd District. When Huff ran on a platform of being in favor of both property rights and land preservation,...
  • Sinclair Broadcast profit climbs on robust ad market

    Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc., a Hunt Valley-based operator of television stations across the United States, said Wednesday that its profit nearly doubled in the first quarter, fueled by higher sales of political and other ads and the acquisition of...
  • Sinclair renews Fox affiliations, has option to buy local station

    Sinclair renews Fox affiliations, has option to buy local station
    Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. will renew Fox Broadcasting Co. affiliations with 19 of its television stations in an agreement that also allows Sinclair to purchase a Fox-owned station in Baltimore. Under the agreement with Fox, Sinclair has the option to...
  • Sinclair Broadcast sees third-quarter profit up 33 percent

    Sinclair Broadcast sees third-quarter profit up 33 percent
    Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. saw its profit grow 33 percent in the third quarter as political campaigns and automakers ramped up spending on advertising, the Hunt Valley-based company said Thursday. The broadcaster earned $26.2 million in the three...
  • Source of WBFF robocalls suggests right-wing political purpose

    Source of WBFF robocalls suggests right-wing political purpose
    In May, I reported on Baltimore-area homes receiving mysterious robocalls voiced by WBFF anchorman Jeff Barnd asking residents a series of questions about Lyme disease, same-sex marriage and the alleged agenda of Gov. Martin O'Malley. Read that here....
  • Sinclair will buy six TV stations for $412.5 million

    Sinclair will buy six TV stations for $412.5 million
    Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. announced an agreement Thursday to buy six television stations from Kansas City, Mo.-based Newport Television for $412.5 million. The Hunt Valley-based broadcaster has been on an acquisition binge in the past year,...
  • Political advertising boosts Sinclair earnings

    Political advertising boosts Sinclair earnings
    Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. saw its second-quarter income jump 61 percent and raised its quarterly dividend as political advertising far exceeded company expectations, the Hunt Valley broadcaster said Wednesday. The company earned $30.1 million, or...
  • Agreement between Sinclair, Dish Network set to expire

    Hunt Valley-based Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. said Monday that it was continuing to negotiate with Dish Network over a soon-to-expire agreement that allows the satellite TV provider to carry dozens of Sinclair-owned television stations. The...
  • DISH subscribers could lose WBFF and WNUV at midnight Wednesday

    DISH subscribers could lose WBFF and WNUV at midnight Wednesday
    DISH subscribers could lose access to WBFF and WNUV (Channels 45 and 54) at midnight Wednesday in a disagreement over retransmission fees. "Based on current state of negotiations, there's a risk DISH won't be carrying us after midnight Wednesday,"...