The prohibition will be amended to say 'any news that the licensee knows is false or misleading and that endangers or is likely to endanger the lives, health or safety of the public'.
The first clause can be got around by not investigating the facts to begin with. If you don't know you're lying, you're not culpable. There doesn't seem to be any criteria for good faith investigation or reporting.
I'm not suggesting broadcasters are perfect now - far from it - but this lays a wide berth for Fox North to generate the kind of discourse and mis/disinformation that's crippled America. Anyone has the freedom to promulgate an opinion, but calling it news is dangerous.
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