Ajit Pai faces investigation into moves that benefit Sinclair Broadcasting

The IG will “investigate whether Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai and his aides improperly pushed for rule changes to benefit Sinclair Broadcast Group in the company’s attempt to purchase Tribune Media Company,” Frank Pallone Jr.’s office said in a press release today. “The investigation will also look into whether Pai and his aides improperly coordinated with Sinclair on those rule changes.” – Jon Brodkin, Ars Technica http://ift.tt/2EJKWTK