Op-Ed: Why Bullying Cable Companies Won’t Fix ‘Fake’ News

RealClearMarkets – ICLE Director of Competition Policy Sam Bowman had an op-ed in RealClearMarkets about U.S. Reps. Anna Eshoo and Jerry McNerney’s (both D-Calif.) pressure campaign on cable companies to shut down alleged “misinformation” from right-wing news outlets. You can read the full piece here.

California Democratic Reps. Anna Eshoo and Jerry McNerney are upset with what they perceive as “misinformation” coming from right-wing news outlets like Fox News, Newsmax and OneAmerica News Network, and now they’re seeking to enlist the nation’s cable companies in the campaign to shut it down.