Bush, Kerry Accept Free Airtime on Fox Broadcasting

Oct 19, 2004  •  Post A Comment

News Corp. said Tuesday that President George Bush and Sen. John Kerry have accepted the company’s offer of free airtime on Fox Broadcasting. Mr. Kerry’s spots began airing Saturday. President Bush’s spots will begin airing Wednesday night.

The free airtime consists of 10 60-second spots for each candidate to give uninterrupted and unedited statements in response to questions agreed on by both candidates about key issues of the current campaign.

The topics addressed in the spots include: strategies on jobs moving overseas, increased homeland security, winning the war in Iraq, advancing the cause of peace in the Middle East, illegal immigration, balancing security and civil liberties, decreasing partisan divisiveness, the role of religious beliefs in decision-making and the state of the education system.