A Cause for Alarm
Friday, July 23, 2004
Critics of big media, thus far focused mainly on the FCC, have taken their fight to the FTC. MoveOn.org and Common Cause this week asked the Federal Trade Commission to strip Fox News of its "Fair and Balanced" slogan on the grounds that it amounts to false advertising. It's the latest in a full scale assault against the network by hardcore progressives. But might it also signal the advent of media issues in mainstream political discourse? Brooke talks to Democratic pollster Paul Maslin about how liberals are taking back a cause dominated for years by conservatives.