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Is The FCC Looking To Backdoor The Fairness Doctrine?

December 11, 2013

That's what some lawmakers seem to be thinking in a letter written to new FCC Chairman Thomas Wheeler from the Committee on Energy and Commerce. The opening paragraph highlights the importance of the commission's removal of the Fairness Doctrine, calling it an intrusion into free speech. That's followed up by a call to stop "this most recent attempt to engage the FCC as the news police."


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