WrittenAssignment4_COM-121_RaymondMilek - FCCs Control 1...

This preview shows page 1 - 4 out of 10 pages.

The preview shows page 2 - 4 out of 10 pages.
FCC’s Control 1The FCC’s Control over BroadcastingWritten Assignment #4Raymond Milek, 0483682TESC5 September 2012
FCC’s Control 2AbstractThis essay is a view into some words that are taboo in communications and broadcasting:obscene and indecent. What do these words really mean? More importantly, who decides onwhat falls into these two categories after their meanings have been defined? A look at the ever-changing landscape of both is taken. Two more controversial pieces of the broadcasting worldare also reviewed. These are the Equal Opportunities Rule and Fairness Doctrine. Both of theFCC regulated statutes were created to ensure that important events, as well as candidates forpolitical offices receive equal broadcast coverage for all viewpoints.
FCC’s Control 31) Using examples, explain the difference between obscene and indecent materials.

Upload your study docs or become a

Course Hero member to access this document

Upload your study docs or become a

Course Hero member to access this document

End of preview. Want to read all 10 pages?

Upload your study docs or become a

Course Hero member to access this document

Term
Fall
Professor
Jackson
Tags
Mass Media, Federal Communications Commission, Federal Communications Committee, Equal Opportunities Rule

  • Left Quote Icon

    Student Picture

  • Left Quote Icon

    Student Picture

  • Left Quote Icon

    Student Picture