Burns Says His FAIR Bill Will Play Fair

Moss, Linda
August 2005
Multichannel News;8/1/2005, Vol. 26 Issue 31, p12
Deals with the claim of Senator Conrad Burns (R-Mont.), sponsor of the FAIR Ratings Act, that he was amenable to changing his legislation. Factor that influenced Burns to make the claim; Arguments presented by Gale Metzger, former president of Statistical Research Inc., for supporting the bill; Efforts made by Nielsen to regulate itself; People who are for and against the bill; Reaction of Rainbow/PUSH Coalition, the group led by Reverend Jesse Jackson, to the criticisms given to Nielsen.


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