Did CBS censor Bill Maher?
The CBS Evening News has been crowing about their new "Free Speech" feature. Oh, sorry, it's actually a more funky font that we can't reproduce here. More like "freeSpeech." They say that you can come on and talk about anything that you want, but Bill Maher mentioned on his HBO talk show the other night that when he tried to do one of the segments, about religion, CBS said he couldn't do it, and they sent over a list of "acceptable" topics.
CBS, however, is denying that Maher was censored, and they say that one of the freeSpeech segments that has already aired addressed the topic of religion (I haven't seen every episode so I'm not sure). Hmmm...maybe they were a little antsy about the way that Maher was going to address religion?