U.S. settles antitrust charges with Fox, CBS, Scripps, Cox, Tegna
WASHINGTON, June 17 (Reuters) - The U.S. Justice Department said on Monday it had settled antitrust charges with CBS Corp CBS.N, Cox Enterprises Inc, E.W. Scripps Co SSP.O, Fox Corp FOXA.O and Tegna Inc TGNA.N, which were accused of sharing competitively sensitive information.
"All five companies are alleged to have engaged in unlawful information sharing among their owned broadcast television stations," the department said in a statement.
(Reporting by Eric Beech; Editing by Mohammad Zargham)