NBC Didn’t Contact FCC After Trump’s ‘License’ Tweet, Chairman Lazarus Says

Posted by | October 19, 2017 | | No Comments

Originally published in Washington Internet Daily on October 19, 2017.

“Many of the same Democrats ‘mastered the art of threatening FCC investigations’ in response to broadcaster coverage they deem to be a partisan attack, Tech Knowledge Director Fred Campbell wrote in a Forbes piece Tuesday pointing to political outcry that Sinclair faced over its 2004 plans to air a documentary critical of presidential candidate John Kerry (see 0410130161). If Democrats believe the FCC can investigate broadcast licenses based on broadcasters’ editorial decisions, then ‘they have no grounds to ask the current FCC chairman to repudiate Congress’ intent,’ he said.”