Inside the Debate for Indecency Enforcement
Filed under: General, FCC
Read what the Reps are saying.
“Louise McIntosh Slaughter, Dem., N.Y. ‘Ever since the Reagan administration rescinded the Fairness Doctrine in 1987 our broadcast standards have not only been in just a steep decline but they are fast approaching extinction.
When newspeople present political opinion as hard news with no accountability or fact for truth, I call that indecent. When it becomes common practice to pay members of the media to deceptively advocate a political agenda on public airwaves without disclosure to the public, I call that indecent.’”