Democrat FCC Bill Targets ‘Fake News’ Retaliation


Democrat FCC Bill Targets ‘Fake News’ Retaliation

House Democrats have released a suite of “connectivity” bills Wednesday that would, among other things, prevent the FCC from targeting broadcasters “or anyone else” on the basis of viewpoint, toughen FCC political ad disclosure rules, and boost broadcast diversity.
The fact that they are Democratic bills in a Congress and Administration controlled by Republicans means that they are primarily markers on key issues to the Democrats rather than legislation likely to see the President’s desk.
The Protecting Dissenting Viewpoints and Voices Act, introduced by Rep. Ben Jay Luján (D-N.M.), stems from FCC chairman Ajit Pai’s decision not to weigh …

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