TITLE

FCC slaps Viacom with fine

AUTHOR(S)
Crabtree, Susan
PUB. DATE
October 2003
SOURCE
Daily Variety;10/3/2003, Vol. 280 Issue 65, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the fine imposed by the U.S. Federal Communication Commission (FCC) to Infinity Broadcasting Corp. for indecent content broadcast of the radio program 'Opie & Anthony Show' on WNEW radio station. Involvement of Infinity employees and managers in planning to air the content; Complaints received by FCC on a broadcast of the show entitled 'Sex for Sam'; Goal of the show's contest.
ACCESSION #
10995961

 

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