FCC Indecency Rule

Dan Isett discussed the effects on television networks of the Supreme Court decision upholding the right of the Federal Communication… read more

Dan Isett discussed the effects on television networks of the Supreme Court decision upholding the right of the Federal Communication Commission (FCC) to enforce decency on television, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Many networks brought cases against the FCC because they believed they were protected under the First Amendment from censure. The Court did not directly address the First Amendment issue, but instead focused on the due process of the fines imposed by the FCC. close

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FCC Indecency Rule

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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Jun 23, 2012

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  • Jun 23, 2012 | 8:15am EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Jun 23, 2012 | 8:35am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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