The Fairness Doctrine
James Gattuso and Andrew Jay Schwartzman were interviewed separately about the need for renewing the "Fairness Doctrine". The Fairness… read more
James Gattuso and Andrew Jay Schwartzman were interviewed separately about the need for renewing the "Fairness Doctrine". The Fairness Doctrine, which was repealed in 1987, required broadcast licensees to present controversial issues of public importance in a honest, equal and balanced manner. Several Democrats, including Representative Dennis Kucinich have expressed interest in a revival of the regulation.
This show consists of two 15-minute interviews, aired back to back.
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*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
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- Pedro Echevarria Host C-SPAN
- James L. Gattuso Senior Research Fellow Heritage Foundation->Regulatory Policy
- Andrew Jay Schwartzman President and CEO Media Access Project
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