“Although critics of the Sinclair-Tribune merger sound alarms that Sinclair is aiming to create a conservative propaganda machine on the order of Fox News, it will be, in fact, the major conduit for the rather conventional broadcast news of Anthony Mason, David Muir and Lester Holt.”
Additional Information and Where to Find It:
This communication may be deemed to be solicitation material in respect of the proposed transaction between Sinclair and Tribune. In connection with the proposed transaction, Sinclair has filed with the SEC a registration statement on Form S-4 (the “Form S-4”), containing a preliminary proxy statement of Tribune, and Sinclair and/or Tribune may file one or more other documents with the SEC. This communication is not a substitute for the Form S-4, the proxy statement or any other documents that Sinclair and/or Tribune may file with the SEC or send to Tribune shareholders in connection with the proposed transaction. SHAREHOLDERS OF TRIBUNE ARE URGED TO READ ALL RELEVANT DOCUMENTS FILED WITH THE SEC, INCLUDING THE FORM S-4 AND THE PROXY STATEMENT, BECAUSE THEY WILL CONTAIN IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT THE PROPOSED TRANSACTION.
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Participants in the Solicitation:
Tribune and its directors and executive officers may be deemed to be participants in any solicitation with respect to the proposed transaction under the rules of the SEC. Information about Tribune’s directors and executive officers is available in and Tribune’s proxy statement for the 2017 Annual Meeting of Shareholders, which was filed with the SEC on March 24, 2017. Additional information regarding the participants and a description of their direct and indirect interests, by security holdings or otherwise, by reading the proxy statement.