Department store chain sues Sinclair, Tribune for antitrust violations

A department store chain is the latest to sue Sinclair Broadcast Group and Tribune Media Co. alleging the media companies conspired to drive up prices of local television advertising. Bon-Ton Stores Inc. alleges Hunt Valley-based Sinclair, Tribune and other “co-conspirators” violated federal antitrust laws by colluding to set rates for TV advertising, according to a federal lawsuit filed in Illinois. (Daily Record)

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