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Standard General to acquire Tegna for $8.6 Billion


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3 hours ago, weather8822 said:

That didn’t take long. Byron Allen is already saying he’s interested in TEGNA


I'm interested in them too. I'll buy them.


Talk is cheap. 

10 hours ago, Yankees4life said:

Don't forget WDKY


Sinclair obviously saw its stations as being more lucrative than the Tribune stations, or it would have gotten rid of them and completed the Tribune transaction.

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On 5/24/2023 at 11:03 AM, CircleSeven said:

I really think Tegna needs to lay low on any future M&A takeovers for a good while. 

With Allen, I just can't see a similar mess happening. Less station conflicts and he's a smarter dude compared to Kim who had more money than sense really.

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3 hours ago, Adam MadMan said:


"As I’ve written here before, Standard General may not be the best broadcaster to run the Tegna stations, but it has demonstrated over the past decade that it is a capable and respectable one."


This was comical and I nearly laughed out loud. Almost a contradiction in terms. They have done barely anything with the stations they DO own. Poor pay, few resources while adding more work (such as KLKN in Lincoln, NE producing a newscast for...Cape Girardeau , MO?), old equipment, and poor ratings (pretty sure KLKN and WLNE are both last place). I'm curious to know where they've shown they're "capable and respectable."

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