Don Swaby ("Fox News tells the rest of the story," Forum, Jan. 21) couldn't be more wrong in his assertion that Fox News presents "the rest of the story." Look at the facts.
In Jane Akre vs. Fox News, Akre won her case as a "whistleblower" after being fired for refusing to broadcast a story she knew to be false. However, that verdict was overturned by the Florida appeals court because Florida's whistleblower law states that an employer must violate an adopted "law, rule, or regulation."
In its interpretation of FCC rules, the court ruled the FCC policy against falsification of the news was not a "law, rule, or regulation," it was simply a "policy." Therefore, it is up to the station whether or not it wants to report "honestly."