The United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit consolidated and reheard en banc two cases in which stateowned public television stations cancelled scheduled broadcasts because of the program's content. After examining the first amendment issues that arise when the government exercises editorial discretion in selecting programs, the author concludes that the Fifth Circuit's opinion does not sufficiently protect viewers' interests.
The Death of a Princess Cases: Television Programming by State-Owned Public Broadcasters and Viewers' First Amendment Rights,
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