TITLE

TV Post-'Malfunction': From Gland to Bland

PUB. DATE
February 2005
SOURCE
Television Week;2/14/2005, Vol. 24 Issue 7, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
Comments on the impact of a brief indecency during a Super Bowl half-time show on television broadcasting in the U.S. Decision of lawmakers to raise fines against broadcasters; Effect of the proposed legislation on broadcast programming; Amount of indecency fines per incident raised at the U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee; Suggestion for a cooperative approach to the problem in the broadcasting industry.
ACCESSION #
16259556

 

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