After WW2 in 1949, we enacted the Fairness Doctrine because we saw how lies unchecked had encouraged the rise of fascism in Europe. “Honest, equitable and balanced,” would that be a step too far, to protect free speech in America?
“The fairness doctrine of the United States Federal Communications Commission (FCC), introduced in 1949, was a policy that required the holders of broadcast licenses to both present controversial issues of public importance and to do so in a manner that was honest, equitable, and balanced.” WIKI
May 31, 2016
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