Regulating Television Violence
Panelists spoke about an April 25, 2007 Federal Communications Commission report on “Violent Television Programming and Its Impact on… read more
Panelists spoke about an April 25, 2007 Federal Communications Commission report on “Violent Television Programming and Its Impact on Children,” which recommended that government assume a greater role in regulating violent video content in the home.
They focused on the complexities of defining and regulating the violence shown on television, the necessity of regulation, tools available for parental control, defining excessive violence, and the constitutional implications of content regulation. Adam Thierer moderated. Following their remarks they answered questions from the audience. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
People in this video
- Freedman, Jonathan L. Professor University of Toronto->Psychology
- Geller, Henry General Counsel (Former) Federal Communications Commission
- Thierer, Adam D. Senior Fellow and Director Progress and Freedom Foundation->Center for Digital Media Freedom
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