“Sinclair Broadcasting, which owns three TV stations in Utah and is trying to buy the parent company of a fourth, has been fined $13.3 million by federal regulators for failing to properly disclose that news stories about the Huntsman Cancer Institute in Salt Lake City were actually paid advertising. According to Reuters and Bloomberg, the proposed Federal Communications Commission fine covers approximately 1,700 ad spots that aired on dozens of Sinclair stations in 2016.”