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  •  The First Amendment was Fox's argument (1+ / 0-)
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    Eyesbright

    Here's the decision on the FCC's news distortion policy:

    In a stunningly narrow interpretation of FCC rules, the Florida Appeals court claimed that the FCC policy against falsification of the news does not rise to the level of a “law, rule, or regulation,” it was simply a “policy.” Therefore, it is up to the station whether or not it wants to report honestly.
    My emphasis.
    http://www.projectcensored.org/...

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