Crabtree, Susan
March 2004
Daily Variety;3/4/2004, Vol. 282 Issue 49, p2
Trade Publication
Reports on the letter sent by senator Sam Brownback to Viacom Inc. executive Mel Karmazin demanding an explanation of the decision of Infinity Broadcasting Corp. to broadcast a raunchy Howard Stern radio show in the U.S. Consideration of the zero-tolerance policy of the conglomerate on obscenity; Role of the CBS television station in the Super Bowl stunt of singer Janet Jackson; Memorandum sent to all Infinity station general managers warning them to draw a stark line on airing raunchy material.


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