As soon as once more, U.S. President Donald Trump blasted CNN and NBC Information in a tweet criticising NBC’s dealing with of a narrative on film producer, Harvey Weinstein and suggesting a “have a look at their license”.
Trump has continuously criticised the U.S. information media for what he has mentioned is unfair protection of him. “I’ve lengthy criticised NBC and their journalistic standards-worse than even CNN. Take a look at their license?” he tweeted.
NBC FAKE NEWS, which is underneath intense scrutiny over their killing the Harvey Weinstein story, is now fumbling round making excuses for his or her most likely extremely unethical conduct. I’ve lengthy criticized NBC and their journalistic standards-worse than even CNN. Take a look at their license?
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) September 4, 2018
Trump blasted NBC and different TV networks final October, calling their information “Pretend” and suggesting he would “problem” their licenses. Democratic FCC Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel responded to Trump’s most up-to-date tweet by posting the FCC guidelines on licensing. “Yet another time…this isn’t the way it works,” she wrote on Twitter.
The FCC, an unbiased company, doesn’t challenge licenses to particular person networks however to native stations, together with these instantly owned by broadcasters akin to Comcast by means of NBC. The company has mentioned the First Modification of the U.S. Structure “expressly prohibits the fee from censoring broadcast matter” and that its position “in overseeing program content material could be very restricted.”