2007-05-02 COMM Persuasive PPT

2007-05-02 COMM Persuasive PPT - Indecency on TV may...

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Janet Jackson… “outrage, anger, embarrassment and serious injury.”
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Brief FCC Background Created in 1934 to regulate airwaves As broadcast TV grew in popularity, FCC regulated the 3 major networks 1988 Supreme Court, “Vague definition of Indecency.” 1994 Court ruls FCC has no jurisdiction over cable channels
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Superbowl Controversy CBS and MTV separate entities: MTV banned from halftime show involvement Viacom pays $3.5 million to settle complaints CBS imposes 6 second live delay Fines raised from $27,500 to $375,000
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Fox has been “willful in its violation” of federal law. Fox’s FX is one of many cable networks showing extremely racy content
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Unformatted text preview: Indecency on TV may increase aggressive behavior. FCCs position Appeal to congress for heightened FCC regulation Push for voluntary network solutions Increase parental control options FCCs plan Whats Wrong? Threat to creativity and freedom of speech Logistics: staff of 33 control broadcast and cable TV indecency complaints Jurisdiction: 1997 Communications Decency Act Parental Controls largely effective Conclusion FCCs Proposed censorship violates 1 st ammendment rights Broadcast regulations are already strict Counterproductive indecency regulations will hold us back: a line must be drawn....
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