Jimmy Carter: No New Fairness Doctrine [Greg Pollowitz]
Radio Ink magazine:
PHOENIX — February 13, 2009: Former President Jimmy Carter weighed in on the potential return of the Fairness Doctrine today on Bonneville News/Talker KTAR/Phoenix's Mac & Gaydos.
Co-host Mac Watson asked Carter, "Do you think the Fairness Doctrine is something that should be brought back in the 21st century? This is something that came out in the '30s — should there be a place for the Fairness Doctrine?"
Carter responded, "Well, I liked it when it first came out, because I was just a child listening to programs, and I liked to hear some limits on some of the programs. But no. As a matter of fact, when I was president is when we deregulated radio, television, all the communications and relationships, so I have not been in favor of perpetuating the Fairness Doctrine since I've been in politics."
02/17 09:52 AMShare