MC_3080_Indecency_for_students

MC_3080_Indecency_for_students - First Amendment & Oct....

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First Amendment Oct. 10, 2011
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Broadcast Regulation: Indecency The FCC Regulates Broadcast of Indecency: The Communications Act prohibits FCC from censoring broadcast media. But, in 1960, Congress authorized the FCC to police “ indecent ” speech: by imposing fines or prison terms for uttering “any obscene , indecent , or profane language by means of radio communication . . . .”
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Broadcast Regulation: Indecency What is Indecency? Words that describe in terms patently offensive , as measured by contemporary community standards for the broadcast medium, sexual or excretory activities and organs. What type of regulation is that portion of indecency regulation?
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Broadcast Regulation: Indecency Safe Harbor: Considering what the safe harbor requirement adds to indecency regulation, what type of regulation is it?
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Broadcast Regulation: Indecency FCC v. Pacifica Facts: Radio Station broadcast George Carlin’s “Seven Dirty Words”
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