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Press Release

PTC Congratulates Starks on FCC Nomination

By: Kelly Oliver

Release Date: 6/4/2018

LOS ANGELES (June 4, 2018) – The Parents Television Council congratulated Geoffrey Starks on his nomination for FCC commissioner.

“We offer our congratulations to Geoffrey Starks on his nomination to the FCC as a commissioner. We look forward to working with him in order to better protect children from indecent content that may air on the publicly-owned broadcast airwaves, on finding ways to ensure families have access to accurate TV content ratings, on addressing the KidVid issue, and overall, in service to families across America,” said PTC President Tim Winter.

The Parents Television Council® ( is a non-partisan education organization advocating responsible entertainment. It was founded in 1995 to ensure that children are not constantly assaulted by sex, violence and profanity on television and in other media.

This national grassroots organization has more than 1.4 million members, and works with television producers, broadcasters, networks and sponsors in an effort to stem the flow of harmful and negative messages targeted to children.

The PTC™ also works with elected and appointed government officials to enforce broadcast decency standards. Most importantly, the PTC produces critical research and publications documenting the dramatic increase in sex, violence and profanity in entertainment. This information is provided free of charge so parents can make informed viewing choices for their own families.

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To speak with a representative from the Parents Television Council, please contact Kelly Oliver at (703) 307-9404 or email at