TITLE

Pols pump up indecency toll

AUTHOR(S)
Crabtree, Susan
PUB. DATE
March 2004
SOURCE
Daily Variety;3/4/2004, Vol. 282 Issue 49, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the vote of the U.S. House Energy & Commerce Committee to dramatically boost penalties for broadcasters that air indecent material. Power of the Federal Communications Commission to impose the penalties if the Congress passes the bill; Concern of lawmakers that fining talent would raise First Amendment questions; Link of the indecency issue with increased media consolidation.
ACCESSION #
12476855

 

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