Not only did the federal radio commission so construe the statute prior to 1934 its successor, the federal communications commission, has consistently interpreted the provision in the same way ever since pacifica takes issue with the commission's definition of indecency, but does not dispute the commission's preliminary determination that. Federal communications commission fcc 06-68 2 average of audience of 898 million viewers5 at the end of the musical finale of the halftime show, justin timberlake pulled off part of janet jackson’s bustier, exposing one of her breasts to the television. The decision, by a divided panel of the united states court of appeals for the second circuit in new york, was a sharp rebuke for the fcc and for the bush administration.
Federal communications commission v pacifica foundation et al supreme court of the united states 438 us 726 july 3, 1978, decided mr justice stevens delivered the opinion of the court (parts i, ii, iii, and iv-c) and an opinion in which the chief justice and mr. Washington — the issue of vulgar speech on the nation’s regulated airwaves, a flash point for decades, reached the supreme court again on monday the justices agreed to give the federal. Federal communications commission v pacifica foundation , 438 us 726 (1978) is a landmark united states supreme court decision that defined the power of the federal communications commission (fcc) over indecent material as applied to broadcasting facts in 1973, a father complained to the fcc. The federal communications commission (fcc) is an independent agency of the united states government created by statute (47 usc § 151 and 47 usc § 154) to regulate interstate communications by radio, television, wire, satellite, and cable.
Opponents of easing restrictions on cursing and “nonsexual nudity” over public airwaves have flooded the federal communications commission with more than 100,000 public comments. Federal communications commission (fcc) v fox television stations (fox ii, 2012) 1 1 fcc v fox television stations, inc, 132 s ct 2307, 2320 (2012) view all notes marked the most recent episode in the supreme court’s consideration of the regulation of indecency in the public broadcast medium four separate incidents were at issue in the case. The federal communications commission said a network program, without a trace, that aired in december 2004 was indecent it cited the graphic depiction of teenage boys and girls participating. Filed at the federal communications commission (fcc) against allegedly indecent broadcasting 9 the fcc reported iii complaints in 2000, 346 in 2002, 13,922 in 2003, and 1,068,802 in 2004 10 although one of the recurring. 'oh fudge decent citizens exclaimed monday, as a federal appeals court rejected the federal communications commission's strict new enforcement policy on broadcasters that air fleeting expletives the court's decision, which dealt with several cases of isolated cusswords, prompted fcc chairman.
The federal communications commission (fcc) is an independent agency of the united states government, created by congressional statute (see 47 usc § 151 and 47 usc § 154), and with the majority of its commissioners appointed by the current president. Before the federal communications commission washington, dc 20554 in the matter of ) wdbj television, inc license of station wdbj(dt) roanoke, virginia. Federal communications commission, washington, dc you can obtain a hard copy of the public and broadcasting from your local broadcast station, or by calling the fcc toll-free at 1-888-225-5322 (1-888-call fcc. The federal communications commission (“fcc”), a federal agency that claims among its powers, the ability to determine what content is and is not “decent” for public consumption.
Supreme court invalidates fcc indecency rulings, dodges major first amendment question by laurie babinski on june 21, 2012 posted in uncategorized the supreme court today struck down the federal communications commission’s findings of liability against two broadcasters that aired “fleeting” profanity and nudity on primetime television. Federal communications commission fcc 15-32 before the federal communications commission washington, dc 20554 in the matter of wdbj television, inc. In stead, in an effort to divert attention from the broad casts at issue in this case, it complains (br 31-33) about the commission's determinations in other cases that are not before the court, do not involve isolated expletives, and arise in different contexts.
Section 223(b) of the communications act of 1934, as amended, bans indecent as well as obscene interstate commercial telephone messages, commonly known as dial-a-porn under its predecessor provision - which sought to restrict minors' access to dial-a-porn - the federal communications commission. Pacifica takes issue with the commission's definition of indecency, but does not dispute the commission's preliminary determination that each of the components of its definition was present specifically, pacifica does not quarrel with the conclusion that this afternoon broadcast was patently offensive. The federal communications commission was created in 1934 it has ﬁve commissioners, each appointed by the president with the consent of the senate, and no more than three of them may be of the same political party they serve for staggered ﬁve-year terms. Filed at the federal communications commission (“fcc”) against allegedly “indecent” broadcasting 9 the fcc reported 111 complaints in 2000, 346 in 2002, 13,922 in 2003, and 1,068,802 in 2004 10 although one of the recurring.