Take two: The Tipline for 31 July 2023

Standard General and Tegna’s defunct $8.6 billion merger is back in the spotlight, only this time it’s the Federal Communications Commission in the hot seat. FCC chair Jessica Rosenworcel is set to provide more information about the agency’s handling of the deal after drawing criticism from Republican lawmakers Senator Ted Cruz and Representative Cathy McMorris Rodgers. While Rosenworcel has denied any wrongdoing, the pressure is mounting. Also in Tipline, the antitrust community mourns the loss of a beloved litigator and prominent legal mind.

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