The hush-rush law

Bernstein, Amy
June 1994
U.S. News & World Report;6/27/94, Vol. 116 Issue 25, p12
Discusses the fairness doctrine, dormant since its repeal in 1987, which says that broadcasters must cover all points of view on an issue. Attempt by House members to reinstate it in 1993; Opponents who labeled the bill the `hush-Rush law, an attempt to muzzle conservative talk-show hosts like Rush Limbaugh; Radio's tear-it-down attitude assailed by the Clinton administration; Statement by Clinton adviser George Stephanopoulos.


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