For Congress, Decency's A Basic Part of the Package

Hearn, Ted; Moss, Linda
March 2005
Multichannel News;3/21/2005, Vol. 26 Issue 12, p1
Focuses on the actions taken by U.S. Senate Commerce Committee chairman Ted Stevens (R-Alaska) and House Commerce Committee chairman Joe Barton (R-Texas) against the censorship of cable television programs in the U.S. Complaints against the blocking technology proposed by the senators; Views of the National Cable Association on the actions of Stevens; Details of legislation introduced in the U.S. Congress about the content of cable programs.


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