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Federal Communications Commission Deregulation #313617

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Nov 24, 1987
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Federal Communications Commission reported further deregulating indecent programming for late night TV. Report introduced.

(DC: Rita Braver) Federal Communications Commission ruling reported designating midnight to early morning hrs. for indecent programming. FCC's ruling reviewed regarding obscenity on radio and TV. Bdcsting. industry noted demanding clearer guidelines for programming. [Federal Communications Commission commissioner James QUELLO - says if there is definite time slot for this type of programming then indecency rules can be enforced.] Federal Communications Commission statement quoted on screen. [WNBC radio station Alan COLMES - says bdcstrs. have right to make own editorial decisions.] [Morality in Media Paul McGEADY - criticizes ruling.] FCC's opinion on enforcing obscenity rules noted.

Braver, Rita;
Rather, Dan

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