No Taste for Deregulation

Friday, April 02, 2004

Last month, righteous Congressional debates over smut on the airwaves were promptly followed by the House overwhelmingly approving the Broadcast Decency Enforcement Act of 2004. But the bill's prospects in the Senate could prove somewhat more complicated. That's because Senator Byron Dorgan has amended the bill with a measure that would delay the implementation of the FCC's new media ownership caps. Senator Dorgan tells Brooke what media deregulation has to do with breasts and bad words on TV.

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