Since the start of his presidential campaign, President Trump has been fighting against the media and the news. Now, when he took the office, the allegations of “fake news” just went further. President Trump issued a warning that will make liberals crazy!
Trump accused that NBC News deliberately made up a claim against him, and implied that maybe now is the right time to begin pulling the federal broadcast licenses from the media corporations.
NBC on Wednesday reported that President Trump “wanted what amounted to a nearly tenfold increase in the U.S. nuclear arsenal,” at a meeting that took place in July.
NBC claimed that on the same meeting Rex Tillerson, the Secretary of State, said Trump is a “moron”, a quote that both Trump and Tillerson rejected as “petty nonsense.”
Trump was often commented by the network about his usual blunt fashion, and he used Twitter to say that actually, NBC is making blatantly false reporting.
“Fake NBC News made up a story that I wanted a ‘tenfold’ increase in our U.S. nuclear arsenal,” Trump wrote. “Pure fiction, made up to demean. NBC = CNN!”
After he asked a question that attracted everyone’s attention.
“With all of the Fake News coming out of NBC and the Networks, at what point is it appropriate to challenge their License? Bad for country!”
“Challenge their license” undoubtfully meaning on the FCC broadcast license that all TV stations must have. This license regulates a wide range of aspects, like technical issues, TV signal and a list of other requirements, among all the honest reporting as well.
“As public trustees, broadcasters may not intentionally distort the news. The FCC has stated publicly that ‘rigging or slanting the news is a most heinous act against the public interest,’” the federal agency stated on its website.
“The FCC may issue penalties for knowingly broadcasting false information.”
The baseline of Trump statement to big broadcasters like NBC is only one: Government over-regulation.
With his statement, President Trump is trying to push the media to think before they act.
Nowadays when the media is dispersed over thousands of channels and Internet streams it really doesn’t make sense to have large and powerful FCC, the agency which is dated but is sustained by big-government addicts who wants to have the control.
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