fairness doctrine

Definition of "fairness doctrine"
  1. A practice that obligates broadcasting channels to allow for responses to aired personal attacks and especially promotes the broadcast of differing opinions on heated topics
How to use "fairness doctrine" in a sentence
  1. Under the fairness doctrine, the radio station was required to present both pro and con views on the proposed tax increase.
  2. The fairness doctrine ensures that television networks provide equally substantial coverage to multiple perspectives on contentious issues.
  3. Critics claim that the lack of a current fairness doctrine has given rise to one-sided media coverage on controversial topics.

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