• Full Title: Sinclair Agrees to Pay $48 Million Civil Penalty; FCC Penalty Will Be Largest Ever Paid by a Broadcaster
  • Document Type(s): News Release
  • Bureau(s): Enforcement, Media, Media Relations

Description:
The FCC announced the largest civil penalty involving a broadcaster in the agency's 86-year history. Sinclair Broadcasting agreed to pay a $48 million civil penalty and abide by a strict compliance plan in order to close three open investigations

Related Document(s):
Order/Consent Decree - Sinclair Pays $48 Million and Settles All Pending Investigations
Order - Sinclair Pays $48 Million and Settles All Pending Investigations

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Document Dates

  • Released On: May 6, 2020
  • Issued On: May 6, 2020
  • Media Contact: Will Wiquist at (202) 418-0509, email: Will.Wiquist@fcc.gov