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Dave MacDonald

"Three hours from Chicago and Detroit"

There we go again defining Fort Wayne by its relation to other cities. Our own paper cannot market our great city with even a bit of pride?

Fort Wayne used to be the destination of choice for early settlers. It's about time we reclaim that which makes us unique. Only we can reclaim the title long lost, and once again become the standard-bearer worthy of emulation.

Alex Jokay

The only newsroom in the world where aggressive education is a news beat. Take that, you naysayers who think the News-Sentinel has gone down the toilet.

I have one question, though. If Congress restores the Fairness Doctrine, will they have to hire a wussy education reporter to tell the other side?

Bob Stackhouse

What is your point? "Now they want an aggressive education reporter?"

I believe that Leo Morris and Kevin Leininger are aggressive.

Rachel Blakeman

Please note that fairness doctrine is only applicable to the public airwaves. It is an FCC issue. The concept of the fairness doctrine applied to radio and TV because they used the limited public bandwidth.

Printed products and publications were never under that law or jurisdiction because there was presumably unlimited ability to print, and they came from private entities using private printing presses. At one time, we believed that the airwaves were owned by the public and were to serve everyone, not a small and select segment of listeners or viewers.

Ed. note - Rachel, I believe the previous commenter was employing sarcasm; I wasn't picking up that they believe the "Fairness Doctrine" applied to print.

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