Georgia Republicans Propose ‘Journalism Ethics Board’ and Fines for News Outlets
Jason Silverstein | CBS News April 5, 2019
A bill filed by Republicans in the Georgia House this week proposes a “Journalism Ethics Board” to oversee news coverage in the state. It also suggests fines and sanctions to punish outlets that don’t comply with parts of the proposed law.
The bill, sponsored by state Rep. Andy Welch, calls for the creation of an “independent” board…