Democrat Ann Ravel is the past Chair of the Federal Communications Commission where she was able to run her liberal agenda. Now she has moved on, but controlling freedom of speech and ideas has not left her agenda. She was speaking at UC Berkely and wants to control political speech in the social media. She will call it fake news but that means any news that does not fit her agenda. Read on.
As Written By Paul Bedard for the Washington Examiner:
The past chairwoman of the Federal Election Commission has revealed that groups in Holland and Russia used ads and fake news to influence elections, and suggested it could be worse in 2020 when “most of the advertising” moves from TV to the unregulated internet and huge political sites.
Speaking at a “Future of Democracy” forum last week at the University of California at Berkeley, Democrat Ann Ravel, who just stepped down from the agency, also raised the possibility of regulating political speech and ads on Facebook and Twitter.
— Meghan Fenzel (@meghanfenzel) April 11, 2017
Ravel, who pushed for regulation of internet sites and who GOP FEC members said wanted to crack down on conservative sites like the Drudge Report, said that without regulation of internet platforms the FEC’s regulatory role will become moot since it focuses mostly on legacy media like TV and radio.
“We know that there’s a lot of campaigning that’s…..
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