Fox wins war of words vs. FCC

Triplett, William
June 2007
Daily Variety;6/5/2007, Vol. 295 Issue 45, p1
Trade Publication
The article reports that Fox Television Inc. won in its dispute with the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) when a court of appeals sided with Fox's contention that the two FCC indecency rulings involving Fox's live broadcasts of the 2002 and 2003 Billboard Music Awards were a radical departure from previous FCC practice. The dispute involved Cher's saying "Fuck 'em" and Nicole Richie's statement "Have you ever tried to get shit out of a Prada purse? It's not so fucking simple."


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