TITLE

Stevens Wants 'Decent' Action

AUTHOR(S)
Hearn, Ted
PUB. DATE
December 2005
SOURCE
Multichannel News;12/5/2005, Vol. 26 Issue 51, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the need for cable and satellite television companies to address concerns over indecent contents which was urged by U.S. Senate Commerce Committee chairman Ted Stevens (R-Alaska) during a forum in December 2005. A provision in a bill passed by the U.S. House increases the broadcast indecency fines. U.S. Senator Mark Pryor (D-Ark.) is worried about the increased availability of pornographic television stations. The U.S. Supreme Court made a ruling on the cable distribution of Playboy Channel.
ACCESSION #
19077902

 

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