Stevens Wants 'Decent' Action

Hearn, Ted
December 2005
Multichannel News;12/5/2005, Vol. 26 Issue 51, p8
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.


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