FCC to police news media, question reporters in wide-ranging content survey

October 30, 2013

The Federal Communications Commission is planning a broad probe of political speech across media platforms, an unprecedented move that raises serious First Amendment concerns.

The FCC’s proposed “Multi-Market Study of Critical Information Needs,” which is set to begin a field test in a single market with an eye toward a comprehensive study in 2014, would collect a remarkably wide range of information on demographics, point of view, news topic selection, management style and other factors in news organizations both in and out of the FCC’s traditional purview.

Read more at: http://dailycaller.com/2013/10/30/fcc-to-police-news-media-question-reporters-in-wide-ranging-content-survey/

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