Anti-Indecency Groups and the Federal Communications Commission: A Study in the Politics of Broadcast Regulation (Mellen studies in journalism 3)

Anti-Indecency Groups and the Federal Communications Commission: A Study in the Politics of Broadcast Regulation (Mellen studies in journalism 3)

By: Kimberley Zarkin (author)Hardback

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By examining the activities of Morality in Media and the American Family Association as related to the FCC, this work provides a clear picture of whether these groups have had any impact on the policy-making process.

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Contents

Review of the literature; indecency - historical, constitutional, unique looks at indecency; citizen groups at the FCC; Krasnow, Longley and Terry; the history of indecency regulation; early attempts at regulation - defining the parameters, the Supreme Court decision and the aftermath, the April 1987 trio, the battle over the safe harbor, fines and settlement.; morality in media and the American Family Association and morality in media influence on indecency regulation; complaint files - blocking renewals and acquisitions, lobbying and ex parte communication, notices of inquiry and notices of proposed rulemaking, nomination hearings, oversight hearings; analysis and conclusions.

Product Details

  • publication date: 30/11/2003
  • ISBN13: 9780773467613
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 182
  • ID: 9780773467613
  • ISBN10: 0773467610

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