The Fairness Doctrine and Media Bias

In the first of a two-part series on the media and Congress, media analysts talked about the Federal Communications Policy known as the… read more

The Fairness Doctrine and Media Bias In the first of a two-part series on the media and Congress, media analysts talked about the Federal Communications Policy known as the Fairness Doctrine, which was repealed in 1987. Topics included media bias, radio airwaves licensing, the roles of Internet and cable television, First Amendment rights, defining equal time, and consolidation of media markets.

The Fairness Doctrine required broadcasters to provide a balanced presentation of viewpoints on public policy matters. close

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Program ID:
185901-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
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Forum
Location:
Arlington, Virginia, United States
First Aired:
Mar 18, 2005 | 6:59pm EST | C-SPAN 1
Last Aired:
Mar 21, 2005 | 10:01am EST | C-SPAN 3

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  • Mar 18, 2005 | 6:59pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Mar 21, 2005 | 10:01am EST | C-SPAN 3
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