News of Note—Sinclair-Tribune nears approval; senators push for smart TV investigation

news of note

Here are some of the other stories we’re following today:

> The collapse of Verizon’s Go90 is casting a pall over the market for short-form video content. The Hollywood Reporter article

> The Department of Justice is reportedly preparing to approve the Sinclair-Tribune deal. Broadcasting & Cable article

> The parent company of Atlantic Broadband said it plans to engage in a “low-risk approach” to entering the wireless business. However, the company appears to be setting its sights on an entry into the Canadian wireless market, not the U.S. wireless market. FierceWireless article

> Two Democratic senators are pushing for an investigation into the smart TV market. The New York Times article

> Netflix scored more Emmy nominations than HBO or any other outlet. Broadcasting & Cable article