ERIC Number: ED104340
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1975-Feb-19
Reference Count: N/A
Report on the Broadcast of Violent, Indecent and Obscene Material.
Federal Communications Commission, Washington, DC.
Actions of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) in response to a Congressional mandate to protect children from excessive programing of violence and obscentity are described and demarcated. Special attention is given to the networks' proposal for a Family Viewing Hour. The question of appropriate warnings of offensive content (viewer advisories) and program ratings is also explored, along with the question of obscene language. Appendixes include communication and policy statements from the networks. (SK)
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Federal Communications Commission, Washington, DC.