Redstone Sees Fear Climate

Hearn, Ted
October 2006
Multichannel News;10/23/2006, Vol. 27 Issue 42, p40
The article reports on remarks made by Viacom and CBS chairman Summer Redstone that the crackdown on indecent broadcast programming by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has introduced a climate of fear where the preferences of activists are dictating popular tastes. According to him, the increasing complaints condemning shows that they have never watched can result in an indecency fine. In addition, Redstone list four examples where television stations altered their schedules.


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