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under the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.In regards to indecency, the FCC maintains that indecent broadcasts include:"Language or material that, in context, depicts or describes, in terms patently offensive as measured by contemporary community standards for the broadcast medium, sexual or excretory organs or activities." (FCC, 2015) The commission also states that this kind of material does not “rise to the level of obscenity.” (FCC, 2015) With exception to radio and television, who are regulated by the FCC by virtue of broadcasting licenures, indecent material is protected by the First Amendment and cannot be banned fully by applicable law.Explain the difference between the Equal Opportunities Rule and the Fairness Doctrine.The major difference between the Equal Opportunities Rule and the Fairness Doctrine is that one deals with allowing competing political campaigns the same pricing, coverage, and
3opportunity to broadcast; while the other concerns the regulation of broadcasters in showcasing “contrasting viewpoints on controversial matters of public importance.” [Dom11]Specifically, The Equal Opportunities Rule, Section 315 of the Communications Act – which is a federal law – deals with the “ability of candidates running for public office to gain access to a broadcast medium during political campaigns.” [Dom11] This basically means that if

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