Post Tagged with: "fairness doctrine"

July 22, 2011 05:08

A Brief History of the Modern Media

The left is always lurking out there, wanting to reinstate a Fairness Doctrine in some form or another, whether legislatively or through less-than-transparent FCC regulations. And it is always about “fairness.” It is more important that the press remain free than being forced to be fair, according to the standards of politicians or bureaucrats.

December 3, 2010 11:53

Here comes the Obama regime thought police

FCC Commissioner Michael Copps says to bolster “traditional media,” the FCC should conduct a “public value test” of every commercial broadcast station at re-licensing time. Programming must pass government ‘test’ or no license.

July 16, 2010 05:08

Future of the News – government propaganda

It’s a frightening thought: government takeover of the media. But having tightened their grip on health care, financial services, and energy, it’s only logical that the Democrats should turn their attention to the media.

January 25, 2010 05:20

DemsTrying to Silence Opposition After Bad Week?

Some desparate Dems are trying to revive the “fairness” doctrine to mitigate voice of conservative talk radio after stunning losses this year and the bankruptcy of liberal radio network Air America.