fairness doctrine

[ fair-nis ]
/ ˈfɛər nɪs /

noun

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.

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Origin of fairness doctrine

First recorded in 1965–70

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