U.s. Court Rules Against Fcc In Tv Profanity, Nudity Cases

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Supreme Court on Thursday ruled against a government crackdown on broadcast profanity and nudity, saying the Federal Communications Commission had not given fair notice of its policy change in three high-profile incidents.

Sections:  news   politics   entertainment   
Topics:  broadcast   fcc   nudity   supreme court   tv   
RELATED ARTICLES
  • TV star is latest to admit depression: Why it matters
    Seven years ago, on the set of the sci-fi show "Supernatural," star Jared Padalecki had an anxiety attack. More
  • Randy Jackson leaving 'American Idol'
    Jackson out. Randy Jackson, the lone original "American Idol" judge, says he won't be returning to the Fox talent competition. "To put all of the speculation to the rest, after 12 years of judging on `American Idol,' I have decided to leave after this season," Jackson said in a statement Thursday. More
  • NBC orders 5 new TV series for next season
    Sean Hayes, Parker Posey, Minnie Driver and Gillian Anderson have prominent roles in new television series that NBC will try next season. The network said Thursday that it had ordered five new series, in advance of its annual schedule announcement Sunday. More
  • Lucci, Trebek donate TV objects to Smithsonian
    The Smithsonian Institution is adding relics from soap operas and game shows to its national entertainment collection to tell the story of daytime television. More
BING NEWS:
  • U.S. Open Sets Ratings Records
    With the U.S. Open Tennis Championships featuring an all-U.S. women’s final four, the tournament set ratings records over the weekend for ESPN. ESPN reported that Saturday’s Women’s Championship, in which two young Americans were featured — with ...
    09/11/2017 - 9:14 am | View Link
  • Oklahoma Proved Once Again How Important NCAA Gymnastics Is To The U.S. Gymnastics Team
    ANAHEIM, Calif.—Shortly after the men’s gymnastics competition at the 2017 national championships concluded last night, Oklahoma head coach Mark Williams noted that his Sooners had swept, and can you really blame him? Oklahoma cleaned up. Yul Moldauer ...
    08/20/2017 - 5:19 am | View Link
  • Here's What's Next For U.S. Regulation of Autonomous Cars
    Expect autonomous car testing and manufacturing to ramp up significantly across the country, as the House of Representatives approved legislation Wednesday morning to put 100,000 autonomous and semi-autonomous test cars on public roads. The legislation is ...
    07/19/2017 - 2:43 am | View Link
  • Broadcasters sue U.S. regulators over joint ad sales ban
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The National Association of Broadcasters ... more TV stations in a market through joint ad sales. Both lawsuits ask the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit to overturn the FCC ruling. Under the new rules ...
    05/30/2014 - 10:13 am | View Link
  • U.S. court rules against FCC in TV profanity, nudity cases
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Supreme Court on Thursday ruled against a government crackdown on broadcast profanity and nudity, saying the Federal Communications Commission had not given fair notice of its policy change in three high-profile incidents.
    06/21/2012 - 3:49 am | View Link
  • More
BING SEARCH:
  • Davis-Stirling.com, the #1 resource for California's ...
    Index of Topics of the Davis-Stirling Act, Homeowner Association Law
    09/15/2017 - 5:02 pm | View Website
  • Roll Call
    Roll Call - providing Capitol Hill and Washington, DC news, objective facts and analysis along with coverage political campaigns and elections.
    09/15/2017 - 2:39 pm | View Website
  • Don't [Updated]
    We have told you not to stare at the Sun today. We have told you to use safety glasses. We have tried so very hard, and we are so very tired.
    09/14/2017 - 11:30 pm | View Website
  • U.S. News | Latest National News, Videos & Photos
    Get the latest breaking news across the U.S. on ABCNews.com
    09/14/2017 - 9:36 pm | View Website
  • Mediagazer
    Mediagazer presents the day's must-read media news on a single page.
    09/14/2017 - 8:35 am | View Website
  • More

Comment On This Story

Welcome to Wopular!

Welcome to Wopular

Wopular is an online newspaper rack, giving you a summary view of the top headlines from the top news sites.

Senh Duong (Founder)
Wopular, MWB, RottenTomatoes

Subscribe to Wopular's RSS Fan Wopular on Facebook Follow Wopular on Twitter Follow Wopular on Google Plus

MoviesWithButter : Our Sister Site

More News