The Good Guys, the Bad Guys and the First Amendment by Fred W. Friendly
Free Speech Vs. Fairness in Broadcasting

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Unlike newspapers, TV and radio broadcasting is subject to government regulation in the form of the FCC and the Fairness Doctrine, which requires stations "to devote a reasonable amount of broadcast time to the discussion of controversial issues" and "to do so farily, in order to afford reasonable opportunity for opposing viewpoints." In this provocative book, Fred W. Friendly, former president of CBS News examines the complex and critical arguments both for and against the Fairness Doctrine by analyzing the legal battles it has provoked.

About Fred W. Friendly

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Fred W. Friendly (1915-1998) spent virtually his entire life in journalism. With his partner Edward R. Murrow, he was responsible for many of television's most distinguished moments. After serving as president of CBS News, he was named professor of journalism at Columbia University.
Published January 23, 2013 by Random House. 268 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Professional & Technical, Law & Philosophy, Literature & Fiction, Self Help, Parenting & Relationships. Non-fiction

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