I would like to respond to those who would like to see the Fairness Doctrine reinstated so that there can be regulation of certain programs or talk-show hosts who happen to have a differing opinion other than their own.
Whenever people complained about a new TV show that might contain offensive content, they were told to deal with it and change the channel or turn the TV off if they didn’t like it. So I say to you the same thing. Deal with it.
Why is it so hard to change the radio station or turn it off completely? Have you ever heard of putting in a CD or a cassette? Why not invest in a satellite radio? You can find plenty of news and talk radio to your liking there.
Talk radio, just like TV shows, news channels and the newspaper, is driven by ratings. If you turn it off, change the channel or quit subscribing to it, it will go away on its own without the unnecessary regulation of the Fairness Doctrine.