Killing Fairness

Killing Fairness

Update: 2020-08-03
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August 4, 1987. The Federal Communication Commission’s leadership has come together in Washington D.C. to decide the fate of a vital issue: fairness. For the previous 40 years, the FCC has attempted to ensure that TV and radio broadcasters present both sides of the political issues discussed on their airwaves. But by the 1980s, the political landscape has changed, and the Fairness Doctrine will soon be no more. Today, we talk to two of the major players who fought on both sides of this great debate to explain what the Fairness Doctrine actually did, why it died, and where exactly that leaves us today.


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Julie A. Fischer

(Killing Fairness episode) There's a home depot commercial around the middle of the episode. I don't have a problem with this -- BUT how about better timing, not right in the middle of a sentence/thought.

Aug 3rd
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