Sen. Fights TV Violence
- Body Blow for Martin in Violence Bill. Hearn, Ted // Multichannel News;5/28/2007, Vol. 28 Issue 22, p3
The article reports on issues pertaining to the television violence legislation that will be introduced by Senator John D. Rockefeller in the U.S. The bill will not include explicit a la carte mandates, a set-back for Federal Communications Commission (FCC) chairman Kevin Martin, who has...
- Meek previews. Gillespie, Nick // Reason;May94, Vol. 26 Issue 1, p42
Presents a speculative preview of television program episodes in response of the television industry to the government's policy on the violence content of television shows. Legislators supporting regulatory policies; Ratings of television programs.
- McCain hits hard on violence. Halonen, Doug // Electronic Media;03/17/97, Vol. 16 Issue 12, p1
Reports on US Senator John McCain's threat to pass legislation to ban television violence as a means of pressuring broadcasters to include content descriptions in television sex-and-violence ratings. Call on the broadcasting industry to modify the ratings system to include S, V and L symbols;...
- TV Restriction Bill Passes Key Committee. Melillo, Wendy // Adweek Eastern Edition;9/25/2000, Vol. 41 Issue 39, p6
Reports on a bill that would prevent violent programming from being aired on television during hours when children are likely to be watching in the United States. Provisions of the Children's Protection from Violent Programming Act.
- POL VEXED BY TV VIOLENCE. Triplett, William // Daily Variety;36/2007, Vol. 294 Issue 47, p8
The article discusses the plan of U.S. Senator Jay Rockefeller to reintroduce legislation that would significantly expand Federal Communications Commission (FCC) authority over television content. He has called upon the FCC to provide Congress with real solutions in the agency's upcoming report...
- TV Bill Passes Key Committee. Melillo, Wendy // Adweek Western Edition;09/25/2000, Vol. 50 Issue 39, p96
Reports on the passage of a bill in the United States Senate that would prevent violent programming from being aired in television during hours when children are likely to be watching. Sponsor of the bill; Supporters of the bill; Reaction of advertising lobby groups on the passage of the bill.
- Hill keeps up antiviolence pressure. McAvoy, Kim // Broadcasting & Cable;2/7/94, Vol. 124 Issue 6, p7
Describes the controversy regarding the possibility of introduction of a legislation against television programs showing violence; Commitment from broadcast and cable networks to monitor their programs for violent contents; Support of Senate Commerce Committee Chairman Ernest Hollings for the...
- A time to talk. // Broadcasting & Cable;05/03/99, Vol. 129 Issue 19, p62
Editorial. Focuses on the proposed part-time ban on violent television programming in the United States. Need for the entertainment industry to regulate itself; Portrayal of positive values in television.
- Do you think watching television can inspire violence? Broad, Julie // Electronic Media;4/8/2002, Vol. 21 Issue 14, p9
Presents several views on violence in television programs in the U.S. Statement of author Marie Winn on the issue; Opinion of L. Brent Bozell, president Parents Television Council, on violent-oriented programs; Views of Steve Gidlow, television reporter for Pacific Publications, on the impact...