TITLE

FCC topper defends indecency rulings

AUTHOR(S)
Triplett, William
PUB. DATE
April 2006
SOURCE
Daily Variety;4/26/2006, Vol. 291 Issue 17, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that U.S. Federal Communications Commission chairman Kevin J. Martin has defended his agency's indecency rulings. He suggest that cable television networks should do more regarding indecency such as instituting a voluntary indecency standard. He also renewed his call for a family viewing hour, in which the first hour of primetime television would consist of only family-friendly fare.
ACCESSION #
20650724

 

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