Crabtree, Susan
January 2004
Daily Variety;1/28/2004, Vol. 282 Issue 22, p4
Trade Publication
Reports on the fine imposed by the U.S. Federal Communications Commission to Clear Channel Communications Inc. for a sexually explicit radio show. Impact of the concentration in the news and entertainment business on the ability of the media to cover local issues and reflect local flavor; Move of a coalition of Hollywood labor groups to protest the hearing; Consideration of the fine as the highest monetary penalty the agency has ever leveled against a broadcaster for a single indecency violation.


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