SOCIOLOGY - Questions on Indecency in television broadcasts

SOCIOLOGY - Questions on Indecency in television broadcasts...

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William Pittman SID: 817000368 Questions on Indecency in Television Broadcasts Subject: 18 year old male, watches 2-4 hours of television per week, no children, political views: Conservative. 1. Should an explicit sex scene such as “obscured nudity & a man licking whipped cream off a strippers breast” justify a fine exceeding one million dollars? Response: “No, I think that this may be indecent for television but a fine that large is too much.” Query: I agree with his answer in saying that the act portrayed was indecent and the fine was excessive, however, from our points of view (i.e. No children, males, 18 years old), this act portrayed is personally not offensive at all. Although when taken into further consideration, one can see the impact of this on viewers that may be too young for the subject matter. 2. To what extent should television content be regulated? Response: “Content on television should be regulated during times only when children may be watching.” Query: I partially agree with this answer. Content should be regulated during viewing hours
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appropriate for children. However, there should still be restrictions on content after what is
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