TITLE

A LEWD AWAKENING

AUTHOR(S)
Triplett, William
PUB. DATE
June 2006
SOURCE
Daily Variety;6/8/2006, Vol. 291 Issue 48, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the passing of an indecency bill from the U.S. Congress which increases fines from 32,500 U.S. dollars to 325,000 U.S. dollars per indecent offense in public airwaves. Senator Sam Brownback, author of the bill, stated that raising the broadcast indecency fines for abusing the airwaves will make broadcasters accountable for the content of their media. Dennis Wharton, National Association of Broadcasters, stated that the organization believes in responsible self-regulation.
ACCESSION #
21117442

 

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