Owners Of CNN, NBC, Other Major Legacy Outlets Come Together In Support Of Fox News Amid Lawsuit
Owners of major legacy outlets came together Monday evening and filed an amicus brief in support of Fox News’ motion to dismiss a lawsuit against them by the activist nonprofit group WASHLITE.
The amicus brief, which translates to “friend of the court,” was filed by The Internet & Television Association (NCTA) and The Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press (RCFP). The two media entities argued against WASHLITE’s claim that “cable programmers do not have First Amendment rights.”
“Since the advent of cable television, the Supreme Court has explained time...