No Sneaking into Newsroom

 FCC’s Muzzling the Media is Stopped for a While, At least

 

 By Harry M. Covert

Consider for a moment if local jurisdictions decided to join the federal government to send agents, inspectors or political operatives into newsrooms of all newspapers, broadcasting houses and every online blog outlet.

“Can’t happen,” most journalistic professionals would probably be spouting and shouting.

Really now?

Remember the time not so long ago when the idea of same-sex marriages was deemed impossible? Unthinkable? Reprobate? And other negative adjectives?

Remember the time not so long ago when pot-smoking was illegal and deleterious to society?

Remember the times not so long ago when religious liberty was considered sacrosanct; that churches were pillars of every community; and prayer encouraged for everyone?

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