If Trump Can’t Block Twitter, Can Your Air Talent?

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U.S. District Judge Naomi Reice Buchwald of the Southern District of New York has just opened up a Pandora’s Box for the radio broadcasting industry.

At least, that’s what some executives and consultants think, based on a 75-page opinion released late Wednesday that found the blocking of antagonists, adversaries and opposition by President Trump from his personal Twitter account was unconstitutional.

What does this mean for your Twitter-using rabble-rousing talk show host, or any of your air personalities? Do TV news reporters and anchors also have a new standard to abide by? RBR+TVBR checked in with several Washington attorneys for their best take on the matter — and if it impacts your business.

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