Rainbow PUSH Seeks Allbritton Sale Review

The group, founded and chaired by Rev. Jesse Jackson Sr., says the FCC erred in rejecting its request that an FCC hearing be held to look into allegations that Sinclair’s use of sidecar companies flouted FCC station ownership limits.

Sinclair’s WJLA Purchase Challenged At FCC

In a petition to deny the $985 million sale of the Washington ABC affiliate, Jesse Jackson’s Rainbow PUSH Coalition asks the FCC to hold a hearing on whether Sinclair’s widespread use of LMAs and JSAs is an attempt to evade FCC ownership restrictions.

RETRANS WARS

Minority Groups Want FCC To End Blackouts

The FCC should require broadcasters and television providers to maintain programming regardless of the status of retransmission negotiations, according to a coalition of minority advocacy groups.