FCC Regulations

FCC Regulations - Jazzmyn Dixon March 27, 2007 Speech...

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Jazzmyn Dixon March 27, 2007 Speech outline Dr. Frobish FCC Regulations Attention Step o Videos such as tip drill content Problem o Sexually explicit o Influence on children o Exploitation of women What FCC does o Set limits The FCC was established by the Communications Act of 1934 and is charged with regulating interstate and international communications by radio, television, wire, satellite and cable. The FCC's jurisdiction covers the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and U.S. possessions. : ( http://www.fcc.gov/aboutus.html ) The burden is upon the FCC first to rationalize why the discretionary regulation should be imposed on anyone, and second, why the discretionary rule should apply only to broadcasters. One might expect the FCC would have elaborate documentation on all such rules. One would be deeply disappointed. Title 18 prohibits the utterance of “any obscene, indecent or profane language by means of radio communication.” At the same time, the FCC must be mindful of the First amendment What is obscene, indecent and profane
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This note was uploaded on 04/02/2008 for the course ENGL 210 taught by Professor Wieatherford during the Spring '08 term at Fayetteville.

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