Free Speech Impediment
Case in point: the next episode of Boston Legal, to be broadcast Sunday March 13 on the Disney-owned ABC network. AlterNet has acquired both the original and the revised script for this episode from a source who prefers to remain anonymous. The original penned by Kelley focused in large measure on Fox News and its loofah-loving star Bill O'Reilly. The script also featured substantial excerpts from the independent film Outfoxed, which documents how the allegedly "fair and balanced" cable channel acts as a propaganda arm for the Republican Party and other conservative interest groups.
But the final script the one that was actually shot for the show that will appear on Sunday has been thoroughly scrubbed on orders from top ABC network executives, and all mention of Fox News and OReilly has been sent down the Memory Hole. read on