FCC on Decency

Saturday, April 14, 2001

Broadcasters who are mindful of the FCC, know not to say the 7 dirty words. But beyond that rule lays an unregulated landscape of souble entendres and 4th grade slang, full of regulatory tripwires.The FCC lent a guiding hand to shock jocks and other broadcasters last week, when it presented some new guidelines using transcripts of actual broadcasts.

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