Body Blow for Martin in Violence Bill
- 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.
- New TV-Violence Bill Due Soon. Eggerton, John // Broadcasting & Cable;7/16/2007, Vol. 137 Issue 28, p22
The article reports that U.S. Senator Jay Rockefeller plans to introduce a bill giving the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) broad powers to regulate violent and sexually-related content on cable and satellite as well as broadcast television. Rockefeller wants to introduce the bill...
- 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...
- The Chilling Field. // Broadcasting & Cable;1/22/2007, Vol. 137 Issue 4, p40
The author reflects on the presence of violence on television. He argues that while the U.S. Federal Communications Commission and the U.S. Congress should not be able to tell television networks what viewers should be watching, the networks need to fix areas where gratuitous or unnecessarily...
- 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;...
- FCC to Congress: Take Action on Violence. Eggerton, John // Broadcasting & Cable;4/30/2007, Vol. 137 Issue 18, p10
The article focuses on a report by the U.S. Federal Communications Commission to the U.S. Congress urging legislation to limit the exposure of children to violence on television. The report's finding that V-chip program blocking technology has been ineffective at doing so is cited. The...
- 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.
- 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...