Wasn’t the Fairness Doctrine killed 25 years ago? Yes, but until August of 2011, the rules were still on the books. The FCC finally got rid of more than 80 media industry rules.
Does this mean that popular radio show hostscan finally stop claiming the federal government is bringing these rules back? Probably not..
Wonkbook’s Dylan Matthews has a clear summary of the importance of the death of the Fairness Doctrine.