• Posts Tagged ‘#Indecency’

    Who Sets the Standard?

    by  • May 9, 2013 • Broadcast Decency • 0 Comments


    The outgoing chairman of the FCC wants to change the rules on what kind of content can be subject to enforcement action by the commission.

    Under current standards, any content that fits the legal definition of “indecent,” i.e. “language or material that, in context, depicts or describes, in terms patently offensive...

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    The FCC: Tool of Those It’s Supposed to Regulate?

    by  • April 3, 2013 • Broadcast Decency • 0 Comments

    On April 1st, the Federal Communications Commission – the agency charged since 1927 with enforcing the requirement that broadcasters operate “in the public interest” — announced its preference henceforth to ignore the concerns of millions of American citizens, in favor of those of the entertainment cartel.

    Regrettably, this was not an April Fool’s joke.

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    PTC Responds to Announced Departure of FCC Commissioner Robert McDowell

    by  • March 20, 2013 • Broadcast Decency • 0 Comments

    LOS ANGELES (March 20, 2013) – In response to the announced departure of Commissioner Robert McDowell from the Federal Communications Commission, Parents Television Council president Tim Winter has issued the following statement:

    “We commend Commissioner McDowell for his service to the FCC for the past six years. His voice and expertise have been invaluable on a...

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