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7 May 2021, 8:59 am by Eugene Volokh
Note that even in the 1969 FCC statement that calls "[r]igging or slanting the news" "a most heinous act against the public interest," the FCC made clear that: But in this democracy, no Government agency can authenticate the news, or should try to do so. [read post]
25 Jun 2019, 5:12 am by Eugene Volokh
California, which recognized a general right to display vulgarities in public places, was incorrect, and FCC v. [read post]
12 Sep 2018, 3:52 pm by Mitch Stoltz
Pacifica Foundation upheld the FCC’s decision to reprimand, though not fine or revoke the license of, a public broadcaster after it aired George Carlin’s famous monologue “Filthy Words. [read post]
28 Aug 2018, 7:36 am by Eugene Volokh
One common argument in support of indecency regulations is that they merely restrict certain modes of expression, and leave people entirely free to express whatever ideas they like; as Justice Stevens put it, defending the indecency restriction in FCC v. [read post]
20 Dec 2017, 1:48 pm by Rebecca Tushnet
”]  There was also no substantial interest in protecting the public from scandalousness and profanities under FCC v. [read post]
15 Nov 2016, 12:46 pm by Jennifer
Pacifica Foundation, 438 U.S. 726 (1978). [read post]
25 Mar 2016, 11:39 am by Harry Cole
The broadcast of that track – on Pacifica Foundation’s Station WBAI(FM) in New York in 1973 – set in motion the FCC’s enforcement action that resulted in the 1978 Supreme Court decision FCC v. [read post]