• Full Title: Commission Adopts Order and Enters into Consent Decree with Sinclair Broadcast Group
  • Document Type: Statement
  • Bureau(s): Office of Commissioner O'Rielly, Media

Description:
The FCC and Sinclair enter into a Consent Decree whereby Sinclair admits violations of the sponsorship ID rules, resolves investigations into other violations, and agrees to pay a $48,000,000 civil penalty and abide by a four year compliance plan

  • DA/FCC #: FCC-20-59

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

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Document Dates

  • Released On: May 22, 2020
  • Issued On: May 22, 2020