No Fox News for Canada

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They don't allow liars to broadcast the News.

Fox News will not be able to set up shop north of the border. Canada's conservative PM, Stephen Harper, tried to get the pesky "truth in journalism" law repealed, but was unsuccessful.

Canada's Radio Act requires that "a licenser may not broadcast....any false or misleading news."

To bad we don't have such a law in the USA.

We use to have a law, but thanks to Ronald Reagan and his fellow Liars we don't anymore.

Formally adopted as an FCC rule in 1949 and repealed in 1987 by Ronald Reagan’s pro-broadcaster FCC, the doctrine can be traced back to the early days of broadcast regulation.

We need a Fairness Doctrine, a mechanism to address the most extreme kinds of broadcast abuse.