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2006-07-27 06:29:07

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The U.S. government's crackdown on media indecency could prevent World War Two veterans from sharing their stories in an upcoming TV documentary series by Ken Burns, the head of the Public Broadcasting Service said Wednesday.

2006-07-27 00:43:13

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The U.S. government's crackdown on media indecency could prevent World War Two veterans from sharing their stories in an upcoming TV documentary series by Ken Burns, the head of the Public Broadcasting Service said on Wednesday.

2006-06-15 12:07:21

By Jeremy Pelofsky WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Bush on Thursday signed into law legislation that raises fines tenfold for radio and television broadcasters that violate U.S. decency standards by airing extensive profanity or sexual content.

2006-06-15 12:04:30

By Jeremy Pelofsky WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Bush on Thursday signed into law legislation that raises fines tenfold for radio and television broadcasters that violate U.S. decency standards by airing extensive profanity or sexual content.

2006-06-07 17:34:04

By Jeremy Pelofsky WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Legislation boosting fines tenfold on broadcast television and radio stations that violate decency standards was sent on Wednesday to President George W. Bush in a victory for conservative groups.

2006-06-02 15:03:28

By Jeremy Pelofsky WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. House of Representatives plans to vote next week on whether to adopt a Senate plan to increase fines to $325,000 on television and radio broadcast stations that violate decency standards, a senior House official said on Friday.

2006-05-18 22:13:44

By Jeremy Pelofsky WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate late on Thursday approved boosting fines tenfold to $325,000 on television and radio broadcast stations that violate rules on airing profanity or sexually explicit material.

2006-03-16 00:55:00

U.S. communications regulators on Wednesday proposed $3.9 million in fines against scores of television broadcasters for violating federal decency limits, including a record $3.6 million for stations that aired a show depicting group sex.

2006-03-15 19:25:48

By Jeremy Pelofsky WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. communications regulators on Wednesday proposed $3.9 million in fines against scores of television broadcasters for violating federal decency limits, including a record $3.6 million for stations that aired a show depicting group sex.

2006-03-15 18:30:22

By Jeremy Pelofsky WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. regulators on Wednesday proposed fining television broadcasters millions of dollars for violating decency rules and upheld $550,000 in penalties against CBS stations for the 2004 Super Bowl breast flash by singer Janet Jackson.


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