HOME > NEWSROOM > MEDIA SOURCE > Free Speech > FCC’s Pai Compares Critical Needs Study To Fairness Doctrine

FCC’s Pai Compares Critical Needs Study To Fairness Doctrine

February 11, 2014

The FCC's test of a new study on the critical information needs (CIN) of the public, particularly "underserved populations," is a "dangerous" first step toward the kind of newsroom policing represented by the now-defunct fairness doctrine.

 


Get the Media Source Newsletter on your smartphone or tablet now!

iphone
Android

 


Latest News

Aereo, Broadcasters Battle On In Court

Aereo and broadcasters continued their legal wrangling this week over the fate of the service. There are actually at least two legal venues...

Posted

FCC Votes to Extend Public Files to Cable, Satellite

The FCC has voted to propose requiring cable and DBS systems and radio stations (and XM-Sirius) to post their public files, including political files...

Posted

Dems to FCC: 'Time for action' on Web reclassification

A group of 36 Democrats are increasing their calls for the Federal Communications Commission to reclassify broadband Internet as a public...

Posted

Lois Lerner emails may add new proof of IRS discrimination against pro-life groups

(December 18, 2014 – Washington, D.C.) – Thomas More Society has submitted a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request to the IRS...

Posted

More News


Headlines