Skip to comments.FCC to police news media, question reporters in wide-ranging content survey
Posted on 10/30/2013 9:36:55 AM PDT by Nachum
The Federal Communications Commission is planning a broad probe of political speech across media platforms, an unprecedented move that raises serious First Amendment concerns.
The FCCs proposed Multi-Market Study of Critical Information Needs, which is set to begin a field test in a single market with an eye toward a comprehensive study in 2014, would collect a remarkably wide range of information on demographics, point of view, news topic selection, management style and other factors in news organizations both in and out of the FCCs traditional purview.
The airwaves regulator would also subject news producers in all media to invasive questioning about their work and content.
A methodology [pdf] worked up by Silver Spring, Maryland-based Social Solutions International (SSI) says that in addition to its general evaluation of news content, the survey will include a qualitative component featuring interrogations of news organization owners, management and employees.
Among the questions federal contractors will be asking of private media companies:
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Your papers please!
Says it all right there.
refuse to comply. tell them to go to hell. Demand Congress investigate. Find some way to sue them.
Forced diversity. Creating a rationale for forcing Clear Channel to unload all their “right-wing talk stations”.
Yeah, we’ll just sic Issa right on that.
Ministry of Truth?
wow, good thing we didn’t elect Romney...
Are you now or have you ever been critical of Emperor Vomitus Rectumus Cranium?
Yet another in what has become an endless series of erosions of constitutionally guaranteed freedoms.
Now we really are a 3rd world country
Revolt is coming.
Interrogations of news organization owners, management and employees.
Psssst MSM guess who your going to be working for next year.
The list, Ping
Let me know if you would like to be on or off the ping list
If they contact you, just send them my way.
I’m real good at completing surveys.......
The Labor`d Birth of Our American Freedoms!!!
READ IT WELL, MY FRIENDS!
FREEDOM OF THE PRESS
1766 “The Sons of Liberty assembled at night in the fields...
To such a pass are matters come too, that at Philadelphia
in a Stationers Shop was found wrote in a blank Book
G____ by the C__se of G_d, us_per of G___t B__t__n,
and Dest_r_y of the Faith. Great Enquiries were made,
but unfortunely to no purpose.”
p.347”Montresor`s Journals” 1766. 19 Jan. [Scull]
March 1766 “This night the Sons of Liberty assembled and insolently sent Mr. Allecocke [son of a mulatto woman] and Seares,two of their Representatives on board the Garland Ship of War to demand the Lieut of His majesty`s Ship for having said that the Printer of the Thursday`s Gazette, was he in England, would be hanged for the licentuoisness of his Paper.” p.353
“This day a Seditious paper was published [nothing uncommon] by Mr. Holt, Printer, signed Philalethes, as per paper.” May 8, 1766. p.365
The Unholy trio of the left, the media, and academia have been shills for the Lyin’ King for years.
The “Night of the Long Knives” is way overdue.
YEARS ago, I predicted that as soon as the left consolidated their power, they would turn on those who had been their primary support.
They did pass the fairness doctrine regarding at least radio and every time you feature liberals you can’t get an audience compared to conservatives.
So being they can’t get liberals to draw they are IMO trying to limit or end conservative radio and perhaps other things as well.
This will not end well for the left.