Channel Blocking Might Not Be Enough

Hearn, Ted
May 2005
Multichannel News;5/9/2005, Vol. 26 Issue 19, p26
Discusses the concerns of cable networks on regulations on indecency in broadcasting which were presented in the Cable Television Public Affairs Association Forum in the U.S. Comment of Michael Willner, CEO of Insight Communications Co., on ways to solve problems on indecency; Reaction of Debra Lee, president and COO of Black Entertainment Television, on accepting broadcast regulations; Amount spent on advertising campaigns to educate parents about the blocking channels technology.


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