Tribune Watch: Company get waivers from FCC to keep its properties

Which paves the way for the sale of the Tribune Company to Sam Zell. Those waivers will allow it to keep the Chicago Tribune, WGN-TV and WGN-AM – permanently. As expected, both Democratic FCC commissioners voted against the waivers (never mind that most Chicago Democrats supported the deal – including Senator Dick Durbin.)

If you want to tell the Trib how you feel – or sing to them how you feel, head to the Chicago Media Action Holiday Sing-A-Long at the Tribune Tower on Dec. 7 from 5 to 6:30 p.m.

And while they’re at it, those carolers should also stop at City Hall, the Cook County Building, and the State of Illinois Building on the way so they can sing to the Mayor, County President, and the Governor as well.

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