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Day 14 Law & Regulation Exam 3

Ne v chrestensen 1942 w wi era submarine tours ad

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Unformatted text preview: manner Telecommunica/ons Act of 1996 a]empted to rewrite, but failed Online outlets have begun to self- censor Obscenity Difficult to define, must to 3 things: 1. have or encourage excessive interest in sexual manners 2. show sexual conduct in an offensive behavior 3. lack serious ar/s/c, literary, poli/cal or scien/fic value Digital age making it difficult Can make computer- generated images - ruled not illegal Criticism, Ridicule, or Humor Stereotypes and other offensive material okay Up to the programming to meet audiences needs The Federal Trade Commission Decep/ve adver/sing Enforces children’s online privacy act Enforces a variety of an/trust and consumer protec/on laws Commercial Speech Poli/cal Speech Commercial Speech Adver/sing’s Rights Tobacco and Alcohol Adver/sing Unclear Regulatory Boundaries Advertising’s Rights st Less 1 Amd protec/on than other forms Valen?ne v Chrestensen (1942) – W WI era submarine tours ad were banned Virginia State Board of Pharmacy v. Virginia Ci?zens Consumer Ci#zens wanted ads to have prices – won Ruled speech that does no more than propose a commercial transac#on can have some 1st amd protec#on Some/mes more rights than you would expect NYC buses Tobacco and Alcohol Advertising Tobacco cannot be adver/sed in electronic media – accessories can Alcohol can be adver/sed – self censors, un/l recently Unclear Regulatory Boundaries Volume – commercials can be as loud as loudest part of show Offensive Adver/sing FCC believes that they should S R Public will be offended and not buy Subliminal Programming FCC simply states S P is inconsistent with the obliga/on to serve the public’s interest, but not illegal Political Speech—EqualTime Rule Equal- Time Rule— requirement that broadcasters make available equal /me to opposing candidates winning for elec/ons commentary, commercials Outlined in the Communica/ons Act (1934) Excep/ons— news, interview, debate or documentary Political Speech— Fairness Doctrine (1949) Required broadcasters to...
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