Bankruptcy of the media reform agenda
Two stories emerged this week that demonstrate the absolute intellectual bankruptcy of the media reform agenda. It is just another attempt to gain power for the left. A Huffington Post writer argued that Clear Channel and Rupert Murdoch’s media empire should be broken up by the FCC and the DOJ’s anti-trust division: The Obama Administration’s Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and a revivified Anti-Trust Division of | Read More »
The Fairness Doctrine fight is not over
Adam Theirer, a scholar at the Progress and Freedom Foundation, notes that the Fairness Doctrine was part of a regulatory paradigm being pushed by the left and, in particular, the group Free Press. This fight is not over. Adam’s piece is worth reading: Of course, the radicals at the (Un)Free Press weren’t about to let one of the Left’s old favorite regulations go so away | Read More »
Dem Senator calls to reinstate the Fairness Doctrine
H/T to Dan Riehl for this: If the Democrats get to 60 seats in the Senate, this is one of the many things that they will do to rig the system in their favor. Last week, I wrote up a list of other things that they will try.