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TV Station Blackouts Are Accelerating; Here’s Why

Forbes
Nov. 12, 2019
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ACA Connects Pushes Hill for NCTC Retrans Recognition

Multichannel News
Oct. 17, 2019
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Is the Retrans Cash Cow Running Low?

Multichannel News
Oct. 07, 2019
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Tegna Warns Charter Customers of Possible Blackout

Multichannel News
Sep. 30, 2019
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Reauthorize and strengthen STELAR and protect consumers from 'TV blackouts'

The Hill
Sep. 30, 2019
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Fox, Dish Network dispute hits college football and NFL football season

USA Today
Sep. 26, 2019
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Sinclair Warns of Station Blackout With AT&T Outlets

Broadcasting & Cable
Sep. 20, 2019
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Contract disputes between AT&T and local broadcast stations leave customers in the dark

The Spokesman-Review
Sep. 12, 2019
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DirecTV Braces for Disney Blackout

MultiChannel News
Sep. 10, 2019
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A New DirecTV Retrans Impasse Blanks Cowles Stations

Radio+Television Business Report
Sep. 06, 2019
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DirecTV-CBS blackout drags on; viewers could miss NFL football

Asbury Park Press
Jul. 31, 2019
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Fox Sports networks dropped from Dish Network, Sling Friday in new carriage dispute

USA Today
Jul. 26, 2019
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CBS Is Blacked Out for 6.5 Million AT&T Customers. Here’s Why.

The New York Times
Jul. 20, 2019
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Nexstar stations blacked out on AT&T DirecTV and U-verse amid contract dispute

USA Today
Jul. 04, 2019
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ACA Calls For Capitol Hill Action On Nexstar Conduct

Radio+Television Business Report
Jan. 22, 2019
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ACA Slams Nexstar for Seeking Local Government Role in Retrans Dispute

Broadcasting & Cable
Jan. 22, 2019
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TDS and Nexstar continue negotiations, remain at impasse

The Independent
Jan. 17, 2019
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TV Blackouts Accelerate in the New Year Amid Carriage Disputes

Hollywood Reporter
Jan. 07, 2019
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Viya Loses CBS, ABC, CW AND OCTV in Dispute with Lilly Broadcasting

The Virgin Islands Consortium
Jan. 07, 2019
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TDS Asks Subs to Complain to FCC About Nexstar; Asks FCC to review its issues with broadcaster

Multichannel News
Jan. 06, 2019
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Verizon and Tegna resolve dispute, restoring CBS to Washington region. But a slew of blackouts nationwide remain

The Washington Post
Jan. 03, 2019
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Spectrum-Tribune Media dispute leads to blackout of WGN America TV shows

Portland Press Herald
Jan. 03, 2019
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Fox 8 blacked out on Spectrum cable amid contract dispute

Winston-Salem Journal
Jan. 02, 2019
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Charter Loses 33 Tribune Stations

Cablefax
Jan. 02, 2019
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Nexstar Wages Retrans Battles on Two Fronts

Multichannel News
Jan. 02, 2019
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Fox and CBS television programming blacked out for TDS viewers

Carlsbad Current Argus
Jan. 02, 2019
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Antietam Broadband, WDVM do not reach deal

Herald-Mail
Jan. 01, 2019
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Dispute may leave cable viewers without WGHP/FOX8; contract between Tribune Media and Spectrum Cable’s owner runs out at midnight Monday

Winston-Salem Journal
Dec. 31, 2018
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Tegna Stations Go Dark to Verizon Customers

Multichannel News
Dec. 31, 2018
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Viya Cable TV Working to Avert the Loss of CBS, ABC, CW and One Caribbean

The St. Thomas Source
Dec. 29, 2018
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Tribune Joins Disney In Using Football Playoff Blackouts To Threaten Fans

Forbes
Dec. 28, 2018
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Tribune, Other Broadcasters Warn of Blackouts

Cablefax
Dec. 27, 2018
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Some cable subscribers could see Tribune, Nexstar stations go dark in 2019

S&P Global
Dec. 27, 2018
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Tegna Stations Go Dark on Dish

Multichannel News
Dec. 01, 2018
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TV Blackouts Will Only Get Worse

The Washington Post
Nov. 27, 2018
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Broadcast, Cable Companies Brace for Fight Over Satellite TV Bill

Bloomberg Law
Oct. 26, 2018
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DISH loses local ABC affiliate in retransmission dispute

The Brownsville Herald
Sep. 07, 2018
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ATVA Warns of ‘Blackout Blitz’ as MLB Playoffs and NFL Regular Season Near

Multichannel News
Aug. 31, 2018
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Steve Scalise Introduces Bill to Eliminate Retransmission Consent Rules

Variety
Jul. 23, 2018
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Why these local cable customers could lose two channels on Saturday

Myrtle Beach Sun News
Jun. 26, 2018
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ACA Survey: Retransmission Fees May Reach $19 Per Subscriber, Per Month by 2020

Telecompetitor
Feb. 16, 2018
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ACA Members Believe Retrans Fees Will Rise 88% by 2020

Multichannel News
Feb. 16, 2018
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Murdochs Say Retrans Rates Could Rise 'Aggressively' at New Fox

Multichannel News
Feb. 07, 2018
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Business as usual for corporate broadcasters is killing cable

The Hill
Jan. 17, 2018
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Broadcaster Greed In End-of-Year Retrans Consent Talks to Cause Cable Subscription Prices to Spike in 2018

American Cable
Jan. 01, 2018
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FPB to Drop Louisville's WAVE and WHAS as Retransmission Fees Rise

The State Journal
Dec. 19, 2017
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Has the Bottom Fallen Out of the Broadcast TV Ratings

Ad Age
Dec. 17, 2017
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Cable Bills Likely to Rise in 2018

The Tullahoma News
Dec. 14, 2017
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GCI Retrans Increases Demanded by Alaska Fox Affiliates Amount to "Robbery"

FierceCable
Dec. 04, 2017
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Are Broadcast TV''s Retrans Dollar Increases Too Severe?

Radio + Television Business Report
Nov. 15, 2017
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Nexstar: Retrans Ransom Soars 162%

TN News Check
Nov. 06, 2017
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Broadcasters are Doing the Blacking Out

FierceCable
Sep. 27, 2017
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AT&T/DirecTV Blacked Out by 7 More Affiliates

FierceWireless
Sep. 26, 2017
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Disney Threatens Blackout of ESPN, ABC in Flap with Altice

New York Post
Sep. 25, 2017
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DirecTV's Blackouts in Indianapolis and Columbus Drag Into Third Week

FierceWireless
Sep. 20, 2017
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Retrans Fees Driving Higher Cable Prices

Recode
Sep. 20, 2017
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S&P Global: Solid Retrans Rev Through '23

TVNewsCheck
Jun. 15, 2017
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Dish: 750 Blackouts Have Come as Retrans Fees Have Grown 27, 400%

FierceWireless
Mar. 21, 2017
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Retransmission Consent: Time to Repeal and Replace

Morning Consult
Jan. 24, 2017
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DirecTV Blacks Out NewsPress & Gazette Stations

B&C
Jan. 13, 2017
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