Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly
A two-state survey found that general managers and news directors prefer their own judgments, and those of audience members, to government regulation. General managers support the First Amendment when it is good for business, while news directors show some support for business freedoms.
Lipschultz, Jeremy Harris and Hilt, Michael L., "First Amendment vs. Business Orientations of Broadcast General Managers and News Directors" (1993). Communication Faculty Publications. 68.