TITLE

House Wants Big Smut Fines

AUTHOR(S)
Hearn, Ted
PUB. DATE
February 2005
SOURCE
Multichannel News;2/21/2005, Vol. 26 Issue 8, p32
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the legislative bill approved by the U.S. Congress that increased the fines to be imposed on broadcasters and entertainers for violating federal indecency laws in 2005. Penalties imposed to Viacom, Inc. by the Federal Communications Commission after singer Janet Jackson exposed her breast during the 2004 Super Bowl halftime show produced by MTV which aired on ABS, both owned by Viacom Inc.; Reaction of broadcasters and others who appear on radio and television from the approval of the bill; Information on the pending legislation in the Senate sponsored by Senator Sam Brownback.
ACCESSION #
16201182

 

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