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fairness doctrine

[fair-nis] /ˈfɛər nɪs/
noun
1.
a policy mandated by the Federal Communications Commission, requiring radio and television stations to grant equal time to a political candidate, group, etc., to present an opposing viewpoint to one already aired.
Origin
1965-1970
1965-70
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  • The appearance of fairness doctrine can be violated without any questions as to the judge's integrity.
  • The participation of tainted panel members violated the appearance of fairness doctrine.

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