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Unformatted text preview: a big deal Roth vs. United States: 1957, obscenity is NOT protected by the 1 st amendment *Miller vs. California 1973 Whether or not a work is obscene is determined by the contemporary community standards Average person gets to decide average person is who is sitting on a jury Prosecutor gets a jury and they determine if it is obscure or not Broadcasting: Indecency 1978 FCC vs. Pacifica o George Carlins Seven Dirty Words You Cant Say on TV 1995 o FCC fined Infinity Broadcasting Howard Sterns syndicator: $1.7 million for indecent comments that Howard Stern had made...
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This note was uploaded on 08/30/2010 for the course COMM 245 taught by Professor Young during the Spring '08 term at University of Delaware.
- Spring '08
- Mass Communication