Stephen A. Frye s.frye at VERIZON.NET
Thu Jan 13 16:29:33 MST 2005

OK - up front, I am NOT an expert on this.  However, if the laws on TV
reporting are the same as newspaper, I don't believe that they can be
prosecuted for printing something that is not true unless they KNOW it is
not true.  That may be difficult to prove.

At 03:24 AM 1/13/2005, you wrote:
>You wrote:
> >> Not too many know this, but the broadcast of known forged or phony
> >> information with any eye toward affecting the outcome of a federal
> >> election race is a *FELONY*! As such, it carries with it the
> >> penalty of a *MINIMUM* 20 years in a federal penatentury (like
> >> where Web Hubbell and Jim Traficant went). If you ask me, the
> >> people at See-BS were shown incredible mercy.
> >>
> >> John Q.
>That's exactly what I was thinking, John. So now, whose responsibility is
>it to prosecute the C-BS folks for their felonous act? Or perhaps a better
>question, will it *ever* happen?

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