Why does the FCC place no limitations on who can produce news shows? [closed]

The Politicus
Jun 09, 2022 06:17 AM 0 Answers
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For example Gregg Re, who is in charge of producing Tucker Carlson's show on Fox News, has no background in journalism. He seems to have been briefly a lawyer in New York before quitting and joining Fox News. Besides that, I could only find a few blog posts he had written for amateur news blogs like Daily Caller, etc.

Why is the FCC so strict about some things like saying certain curse words on TV shows, yet they allow inexperienced people to decide what "news" is aired to millions of people?

Does the FCC or other agency has any rules or guidelines about the types of people and experience required before they award licenses to news shows, or has this topic been discussed at the U.S. government before?

If not why does the FCC place no limitations on who can produce news shows?

Gregg Re has been accused by bloggers repeatedly of failing to credit his sources. There might be other news producers with no journalism background, but, for example, Jenna Griffiths who produces CNN's Anderson Cooper completed Journalism School. I'm just asking this question with Fox News as the example because it's the most glaring case I'm aware about.

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