Last updated: February 17, 2009 - 9:59am
The Great Fairness Doctrine Panic of 2009 continues, hurling gigabytes of fear, loathing, and speculation across the blogosphere like so much digital flotsam. But a Thomas Guide search continues to draw a blank on pro-Doctrine proposed laws with the phrases "Fairness Doctrine" or "Fairness Standard" in them. Three bills that would permanently bar the FCC from ever bringing it back have been introduced, though, by Rep. Mike Pence (R-IN), Senator Jim DeMint (R-SC), and Senator James Inhofe (R-OK).
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