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Video: Chief Diversity Officer Seeks To Stifle Free Speech

Posted By Gerrit Lansing On August 27, 2009 @ 1:37 pm In First Principles | Comments Disabled

We’ve written about this issue before, here [1]and here [2], but the Fairness Doctrine is rearing its ugly head again. This time, however, its being pushed by Mark Lloyd, newly appointed [3] Chief Diversity Officer of the Federal Communications Commission.

In the name of “diversity,” Lloyd recommends [4] that

“Local public broadcasters and regional and national communications operations should be required to encourage and broadcast diverse views and programs.”

It’s not hard to read between the lines and understand that successful conservative pundits will be the ones pushed off the airwaves by this. Watch:

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s5X7nP5mDgk&feature=player_embedded[/youtube]


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URLs in this post:

[1] here : http://www.foundry.org/2009/03/04/the-white-house-rush-to-the-fairness-doctrine/

[2] here: http://www.foundry.org/2009/02/26/next-bailout-liberal-media/

[3] newly appointed: http://www.fcc.gov/ogc/lloyd.html

[4] recommends: http://www.cnsnews.com/news/article/52435

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