TITLE

Janet's Impact Still Felt

AUTHOR(S)
Hearn, Ted
PUB. DATE
February 2005
SOURCE
Multichannel News;2/14/2005, Vol. 26 Issue 7, p36
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on a bill that called for an increase in penalties against television and radio stations airing indecent programming, passed by the U.S. House in February 2005. Concern about out-of-control of content on radio and television as highlighted by a breast exposure by singer Janet Jackson in a show; Maximum fine that will be imposed; Response of television stations to the law.
ACCESSION #
16067081

 

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