FCC faults Bono, fines Stern

Crabtree, Susan
March 2004
Daily Variety;3/19/2004, Vol. 282 Issue 60, p4
Trade Publication
Reports on the policy initiated by the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on over-the-air television and radio. Determination that U2 frontman Bono's use of the f-word on Golden Globes broadcast constituted a violation of indecency and profanity laws; Fines issued against Infinity Broadcasting Corp. for a raunchy broadcast of the Howard Stern show in 2000; Comment of FCC chairman Michael Powell on the use of such vulgar language on broadcast television.


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