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A proposal to change federal policy on broadcast indecency is denounced by tens of thousands of American viewers, but it is supported by industry leaders who want to see the "zero-tolerance" policy jettisoned.
Hollywood loves to preach. A new study suggests that Tinseltown's famous cameras should be turned on Hollywood itself to find the sinners. Prime-time TV programmers are finding a new standard of exploitation, pimping teenage girls.
Thousands of people — often describing themselves as parents and grandparents — passionately urged the FCC not to change policy and allow "fleeting" or "isolated" instances of nudity and cursing on public airwaves.
On April 1, the Federal Communications Commission asked for comment on a proposal to relax its standards on profanity and nudity for radio and network television. Nearly 94,000 public comments have been filed, most of them negative, and 78 traditional-values groups Wednesday released a letter of protest to members of Congress.
Violence, gore and gunplay were staples on prime-time television even in the most sensitive period directly following the Newtown school shooting, according to a new study from the Parents Television Council.
Oxygen television executives weren't talking Monday as negative attention grew about "All My Babies' Mamas," its proposed program featuring a musician who has fathered 11 children with ten different mothers.
They've begun burying the 20 children in the bucolic New England town of Newtown, Conn., this week -- beautiful, innocent kids killed by a psychotic 20-year-old gunman.