The Right is back to their old tricks, as if they ever left them.
Now it's not the Fairness Doctrine. It's the Censorship Doctrine. Instead of giving both sides fair access to the airwaves, it's taking it away from the Right.
No one need to look further than my debate with Sean Hannity and Brent Bozell of the Media Research Centers on Hannity's syndicated radio show last Tuesday where both Hannity and Bozell quickly re-labeled the Fairness Doctrine as the Censorship Doctrine, which in all honesty was Sean's invention that Bozell happily hopped on.
Calling the Fairness Doctrine "censorship" is as much a misnomer as calling Pro-choice groups "Pro-abortion." It’s simply an attempt to demonize the opposition. For the record, the Fairness Doctrine READTHE REST OF THE UNFAIRNESS HERE.
Award-winning TV writer, Steve Young, is author of "Great Failures of the Extremely Successful" (www.greatfailure.com) and blogs at the appropriately named steveyoungonpolitics.com
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