Slate's Explainer: Equal Time Slate senior editor Andy Bowers explains the "equal time" rule. Established by the Federal Communications Commission, "equal time" is meant to give candidates for public office the same opportunities to use the media to reach similar audiences.
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Slate's Explainer: Equal Time

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Slate senior editor Andy Bowers explains the "equal time" rule. Established by the Federal Communications Commission, "equal time" is meant to give candidates for public office the same opportunities to use the media to reach similar audiences.