FCC Rejects Petition to Investigate Airing of Trump Virus Statements

April 6, 2020

The FCC--in this case comprising the chairman, the general counsel and the Media Bureau chief-has flatly, and strongly, rejected a petition by Free Press seeking a government investigation into broadcasters who aired statements by the President during coronavirus briefings and "related commentary," arguing that the investigation would itself curtail a free press.

You can see Chairman Pai's tweet here and his statement here

Read more at: https://www.multichannel.com/news/fcc-rejects-petition-to-investigate-airing-of-trump-virus-statements



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