Sinclair Broadcast Group

Sinclair’s direct-to-consumer streaming service, Bally Sports+, soft-launched to five regions earlier this summer. Today, the company announced that the streamer would officially roll out on September 26 across all 19…

Sinclair says its streaming sports service, Bally Sports+, will arrive next month

Sinclair Broadcast Group’s long-anticipated direct-to-consumer regional sports streaming app will have a soft launch this Thursday, June 23, 2022. While this isn’t a full rollout, Bally Sports+ will initially be…

Sinclair to launch $20/month direct-to-consumer streaming service Bally Sports+ on June 23

An “ongoing” cyberattack against the Japanese technology giant Olympus was caused by a Russian ransomware group sanctioned by the U.S. government, according to two people with knowledge of the incident.…

Olympus US hack tied to sanctioned Russian ransomware group

Sinclair Broadcast Group has agreed to pay a $48 million fine to the Federal Communications Communication to close investigations related to its attempted merger with Tribune Media. The FCC said…

FCC orders Sinclair to pay $48 million fine related to its failed merger with Tribune

Octopus Interactive, a startup bringing an interactive TV and ad experience into Uber and Lyft rides, has raised a $10.3 million funding round led by Sinclair Digital Group. Backseat TVs…

Sinclair leads $10.3M investment in rideshare advertising startup Octopus

Sapphire Ventures launches a dedicated sports and entertainment fund as investment in esports skyrockets.

Sapphire Ventures bets big on esports and entertainment with new $115M fund

Media giants Sinclair and Tribune were all set to merge and create one of the country’s biggest broadcasters — and a complacent FCC seemed to to be doing everything it…

Tribune sues Sinclair for $1B after spiking merger under FCC pressure

A broadcast merger that has been the poster boy for the FCC’s pro-industry agenda has been ordered to undertake a lengthy and potentially embarrassing process that amounts to, in the…

FCC issues ‘de facto merger death sentence’ to Sinclair-Tribune deal

The FCC has been under serious scrutiny by citizens, advocates, and politicians alike due to its laissez-faire attitude towards, in particular, the proposed Sinclair Broadcasting merger with Tribune. But the…

‘Serious concerns’ at FCC threaten to halt Sinclair-Tribune merger