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FCC SCORED FOR FAILING TO ENFORCE CHILDREN’S TV ACT

July 21, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Massachusetts Congressman Ed Markey, one of the authors of the landmark Children’s Television Act of 1990 has endorsed a recent report by the Government Accountability Office criticizing the Federal Communications Commission for failing to enforce compliance with the act. In an interview with Politico.com, Markey called the FCC’s oversight “weak”, adding that more needs to […]

WILL SKINS CONTROVERSY PRODUCE BIGGER RATINGS?

January 25, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Even as two more advertisers — Subway and Schick — announced on Monday that they have asked MTV not to allow their commercials to appear on the racy new teen drama Skins, the show’s creator, Brian Elsley, was calling it a “rather old fashioned” series that forthrightly “deals with relationships, parents, death, illness, mental health […]