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Why Even Have a Congress?

Why Even Have a Congress?

“Why even have a Congress?” That was Americans for Limited Government President Rick Manning’s question on the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) 3-2 vote in favor of new so-called “net neutrality” regulations.

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FCC Regroups on News Monitoring

FCC Regroups on News Monitoring

A recent Wall Street Journal oped by Ajit Pai, the sole Republican commissioner of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), called attention to an alarming study commissioned by the agency that would have “ascertain[ed] the process by which stories are selected, station priorities (for content, production quality, and populations served), perceived station bias, perceived percent of news dedicated to each of the eight [critical information needs], and perceived responsiveness to underserved populations.”

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FCC: More Rot Coming Your Way

FCC: More Rot Coming Your Way

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) recently proposed changing the rules governing their enforcement of broadcast decency laws. Under the new rules, the FCC would only investigate and issue fines against the most “egregious” broadcast content. Harsh profanity and “non-sexual” nudity might not be punished under the new rules — IF we allow those new rules to be implemented.

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