The FCC plans to issue what it says will be the highest fine ever against a TV station for a single incident of airing indecent content, slapping a $325,000 penalty against a Roanoke, Va., TV station…
Tom Wheeler, President Obama’s nominee to be the next chairman of the FCC, faced pointed questions on regulatory overreach and TV indecency from Republicans at a Senate confirmation hearing on…
Just as he is about to exit, FCC chairman Julius Genachowski is setting up a question that will be left to his successor: Just how should the agency deal with a backlog of indecency complaints.
After a Supreme Court challenge of its crackdown on so-called “fleeting expletives,” FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski is proposing a shift in policy that would have the agency pursue only “egregious”…
Fox has scored a win in its long-running battle against an indecency fine levied against the network's O&Os for a 2003 telecast of a sexually charged episode of the reality series "Married By…
Congress finally passed an indecency bill Wednesday -- and fines are poised to increase tenfold. When President Bush signs the legislation into law, fines will jump from $32,500 to $325,000 per…
Transforming century-old court transcripts, newspaper accounts, various letters and telegrams --- to say nothing of epigrams --- into one of the most riveting and theatrical pieces of theater…