FCC Commissioner Jonathan Adelstein has urged his employer to investigate the
Department of Education’s payoff of conservative commentator Armstrong Williams.
Williams recently admitted to accepting $240,000 in exchange for promoting that good ol’ neocon
favorite, the No Child Left Behind Act.
The federal “anti-payola” law prohibits broadcasters, producers, or suppliers of content
from accepting money for airing material—unless they make it clear that they were paid to shill.
Here's what you can do:Send a letter to the FCC asking them to do their part to keep the
Bush administration from buying journalists.