Gray Televison v. Media General

Media General Wants WAGT Spectrum Auction Proceeds, Broadcasting & Cable, April 6, 2016.

Gray’s WAGT Can Enter FCC Spectrum Auction, Broadcasting & Cable, March 24, 2016.

CC to Court: Allow WAGT to Ax JSA, Enter Spectrum Auction, Broadcasting & Cable, March 11, 2016.

FCC Approves Gray-Schurz TV Station Deal, Broadcasting & Cable, February 12, 2016.

John J. Cunney v. Patrick Communications, LLC

John J. Cunney v. Patrick Communications, LLC, United States District Court for the District of Maryland, June 13, 2016.


Forfeiture Order. FCC.

Latina Broadcasters

FCC Tells Court Spectrum Auction Should Proceed Apace, Broadcasting & Cable, March 4, 2016

National Association of Broadcasters v. Federal Communications Commission

National Association of Broadcasters v. Federal Communications Commission, United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, August 18, 2014.

Tummarello, Kate, Lawsuit puts ‘cloud’ over airwave auction, The Hill, August 23, 2014.

Spectrum Incentive Auctions: Ensuring Spectrum Policies Serve the Public, NAB, Broadcasters’ Policy Agenda: 114th Congress, NAB, 2015.  “NAB has challenged in federal court certain elements of the FCC’s spectrum incentive auction, including its decision to change the methodology used to predict local TV coverage areas and populations served. The FCC’s methodology could result in significant loss of viewership of broadcast TV stations after the FCC “repacks” TV stations into a shrunken TV band.”

Free Press vs. Sinclair Broadcast Group

Consent Decree, In the Matter of Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc., Acct. No.: MB- 201641420017, July 29, 2016.

Petition to Deny and for Other Relief; Various Sinclair Broadcast Group Licenses, Free Press, November 1, 2004.  See also: Lieberman, Jon, Why I Stood Up to Sinclair, Broadcasting & Cable, October 25, 2004, p. 43; Boehlert, Eric, Sinclair’s disgrace, Salon, October 14, 2004.

LocusPoint Networks LLC v. DTV LLC

Case number 3:14-cv-01278, in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, January 8, 2016.

Koenig, Bryan, TV Station Must Finalize $6.4M Sale After Contract Breach, Law360, August 26, 2015.

Boyle, Patrick, Philly Station Must Accept Monitor For FCC Spectrum Sale, Law360, January 11, 2016.

Hoover, Jimmy, Wyo. TV Co. Denies Sabotaging $6.4M Deal For Philly Station, Law360, June 4, 2015.