WND co-founder and Editor Joseph Farah, author of “Stop the Presses!,” will be a guest today on the Laura Ingraham radio show to discuss the Fairness Doctrine, the attack on talk radio and his new book.
Farah is slated to appear on the program just after 11 a.m. Eastern Time.
Tuesday night, Farah talked about the Fairness Doctrine and the media revolution that began with its repeal in 1987 during a segment on “Hannity & Colmes,” video of which is viewable online.
The new issue of WND’s acclaimed Whistleblower magazine, “THE WAR ON TALK RADIO,” reports talk radio – from Rush Limbaugh to the local talker in small-town America – is under major attack in Congress.
The controversial “Fairness Doctrine” would legally require that views expressed on a radio talk show be “balanced” with opposing views – a surefire formula for destroying talk radio, critics contend. But beyond the “Fairness Doctrine,” which was defeated – for the time being – a few weeks ago, Sen. John Kerry has gone so far as to call for bringing back the equal-time provisions. That would mandate not just “fairness” in broadcasts – by forcibly requiring that “conservative” views be balanced with “liberal” views – but actual minute-for-minute, second-by-second measurements of what is said on the public airwaves.
For the complete story on how Reagan launched the New Media Revolution, be sure to get the August issue of Whistleblower magazine, “The war on talk radio.”
Order Farah’s brand new book, “Stop the Presses: The Inside Story of the New Media Revolution”
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