Tag Archives: fcc

  • Miley Cyrus FCC Complaints Exposed by Smoking Gun

    Sep 16, 13 by EURpublisher02 1 Comment


    *Miley Cyrus and her headline-grabbing twerk routine generated 150 irate official complaint filings at the FCC, according to documents received by The Smoking Gun. Some compared it to the Janet Jackson’s 2004 Super Bowl nip slip on CBS, ironically during an MTV-produced halftime show. That led to a $550,000 fine. Many of the FCC complaints […]

  • FCC Just Fine with Big Papi’s Live F-Bomb (Watch)

    Apr 22, 13 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment


    *Usually a curse word uttered on live television would get the FCC all riled up and itching to level huge fines. But in the wake of the Boston bombings and subsequent manhunt, FCC chairman Julius Genachowski made a rare exception. Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz slipped an f-bomb into a speech broadcast live before […]

  • New ‘Soul of the South’ Network to Launch in May

    Apr 18, 13 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment


      *The Soul of the South Network, targeting African-American viewers, announced Thursday it will launch in 30 markets on May 27 after closing an initial round of funding for $10 million raised from the state of Arkansas and private investors, according to The Hollywood Reporter. (Scroll down to watch a promo for the channel.) The […]

  • Federal Communications Commission: Wi-Fi for Everyone!

    Feb 5, 13 by EurPublisher Leave a comment


    *If you have children, you know how much more dependent school is becoming on the internet. So, if your child does not have internet access, are they falling behind? Well the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is proposing making free WiFi available to everyone. But, the only supporters they have for the major move is Google […]

  • Janet Jackson’s Wardrobe Malfunction Heads to Supreme Court

    Apr 19, 12 by EURpublisher02 4 Comments


    *An appeal over singer Janet Jackson’s “wardrobe malfunction” and brief partial nudity on national television has reached the Supreme Court, reports CNN. The Obama administration has asked the Supreme Court to decide whether record government fines against CBS should be allowed to stand. A federal appeals court last November ruled in favor of the network […]

  • Is Liquid Plummer ‘Double Impact’ Ad Too Much Sex for Daytime TV? (Video)

    Feb 29, 12 by EurPublisher Leave a comment


    *It seems the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is picking and choosing their fights on television. They’ve put the smackdown on the language used on daytime talk shows and what they call “family programming” like the Super Bowl. But, somehow, companies have been able to slide their commercials right past the regulation of the FCC. The […]