Floyd Abrams Sees ‘Fair Weather’ Fairness

Mar 10, 2009  •  Post A Comment

Floyd Abrams, the First Amendment attorney, points out in an opinion paper
to be published Tuesday that both liberals and conservatives have a fair-weather attitude toward speech protections, such as conservatives who have
changed their stance on the fairness doctrine, Broadcasting & Cable reports.
Abrams wrote that he had defended one TV network from complaints filed from
groups including Accuracy in Media that it had violated the fairness
doctrine, the publication reports.
—Aimee Picchi

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