New FCC Transition Czar Appointed

Henry Rivera has been appointed by President-elect Obama to be the new chairman of the Federal Communications Commission. His exit as FCC chairman during the Reagan administration paved the way for the repeal of the Fairness Doctrine. It is widely expected that he would reinstate it. Read more here. It is believed by many that this doctrine will hurt conservative talk radio. Everyone needs to do their homework.

****The listing of these links does not constitute approval on my part. Each reader is expected to form his own opinion. This list is by no means exhaustive.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fairness_Doctrine

www.heritage.org/research/regulation/em368.cfm

www.americanthinker.com/2008/06/the_fairness_doctrine_at_work.htm

article.nationalreview.com/?q=YTlhN2UxNjY0YmFhMmM4NGIyYjM3NjRjMG

www.commondreams.org/views05/0212-03.htm

www.humanevents.com/article.php?id=27185

www.broadcastingcable.com/article/CA6573406.html

www.pbs.org/now/politics/fairness.html

arstechnica.com/news.ars/post/20080817-fairnessdoctrine-panic-hits-fcc-spreads-through-blogosphere.html


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