FCC Taken at Its F-Word

Hearn, Ted
March 2008
Multichannel News;3/24/2008, Vol. 29 Issue 12, p19
The article cites a Supreme Court case in which the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is seeking to restore its authority to television ('TV) stations for the broadcast of the F-word under federal indecency laws. The decision was a victory for FCC Chairman Kevin Martin, who was given hope that his support on broadcast indecency will survive judicial review. Moreover, the court's decision put off a Senate Bill that will allow the FCC to punish one-time uses of the F-word.


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