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Fairness Doctrine

fairness doctrine n

: a doctrine requiring broadcasters to provide an opportunity for response to personal attacks aired by the broadcaster and esp. for the airing of conflicting viewpoints on controversial issues



Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.

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