• Broadcast Decency

    Indecent “NickMom” Devastates Nick Jr. Network

    by  • October 10, 2013 • Broadcast Decency, Ratings Reform, Sex • 16 Comments

    Last October, Nick Jr. – a pay-TV network which billed itself as a “safe, educational place” for kids ages 2-6 – introduced its NickMom programming block, featuring references to genitalia, sex, drinking, and other inappropriate content. A year later, Nick Jr. is reaping what it sowed: plummeting viewership — and revenue.

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    Lies Broadcasters Tell

    by  • June 25, 2013 • Broadcast Decency • 2 Comments

    In their effort to push the Federal Communications Commission into abandoning enforcement of broadcast decency laws, the broadcast networks must have had their spin-doctors working overtime on their public statements. Here’s a roundup of the various questionable claims the networks – who are using the people’s airwaves free of charge – told the government.

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    FCC Knuckles Under to Entertainment Industry – AGAIN!

    by  • May 14, 2013 • Broadcast Decency • 0 Comments

    Last month, the FCC asked for public comments on its new policy of taking action only against “egregious” violations of broadcast decency law. The deadline was May 20th. Though nearly 100,000 Americans filed comments demanding the agency enforce current standards, the FCC has extended the deadline – because the entertainment industry told them to. 

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