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fairness doctrine:

see equal-time ruleequal-time rule,
a Federal Communications Commission rule that requires equal air time for all major candidates competing for political office. It was preceded by the fairness doctrine, abolished in 1987, which required radio and television broadcasters to air contrasting views
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Why conservatives would suddenly embrace the Fairness Doctrine after decades of opposing it is simply baffling.
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This would certainly have created the same results as the death of the Fairness Doctrine sanctioned by Ronald Reagan in 1987: permission to pollute the airwaves with poisonous innuendo.
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