Cuban says "Please make me apologize… The FCC as Marketing Partner" and he hits on the latest network trick.
Howard Stern's anti-Bush rhetoric may be more influential than people think.
With all the extra media attention that a half a million dollars worth of FCC fines can garner, it looks like Howard's rearing up against George. It's weird to see an article like this after how pro-war and pro-Bush the Stern show was after 9-11. (Free registration required, ctnow.com)
Start saving for your childrens future therapy. What they learned this month is dead bodies being burnt and strung up on a bridge is ok to print on the front page of a newspaper
, and watch on the news
at dinner time; but you better not see any nipple
, even for a half a second.
Big FCC rollback vote this Tuesday.
I know a lot of mefites are passionate about this issue and it looks like Senators Byron Dorgan (D–ND) and Trent Lott (R-MS) are doing something about it. More info, free faxes, etc at the ACLU. Read S.J. res 17 here.
Senators seek to reverse FCC ruling
coalition of Senators intends to overturn the FCC's latest decree
ordering greater corporate media consolidation. "I'm convinced, just noodling around, that we can get a majority vote and report that out (of committee) and get some action on the floor of the Senate," Hollings told reporters.
Anyone else surprised?
Former FCC Chairman Hundt's Reply
on Wired (featured in an ealier Metafilter Posting
). Essentially the message is, we promised you competition on Radio/TV/Cable but, oops, we really just meant the Internet.
The FCC is upset about
the recent rash of on-air "threats".