A Fox News affiliate intentionally manipulated C-SPAN audio of peaceful demonstrators to sound like anti-cop chants, which was replayed nationally.
There may always be insane people who get copy cat ideas from television. The First Amendment gives us the right to express ourselves just the same. To willfully and negligently manipulate audio to give an impression peaceful demonstrators call for violence against law enforcement is unnecessary, egregious, divisive and puts lives at risk.
The Press is an industry the Founding Fathers wished to protect. Journalism is necessary to democracy. That means a Free Press. It also means journalistic integrity. Case No. 2D01-529 is interpreted to give news the right to lie. We need a law to clarify this and protect information consumers.
Learn more here https://petitions.whitehouse.gov/petition/work-congress-pass-and-sign-law-protect-journalistic-integrity-and-honesty/dVNsG1mS