All Posts: obscenity

NAB STATEMENT ON TODAY'S SUPREME COURT ACTION
REGARDING 'FLEETING EXPLETIVES'

WASHINGTON, DC -- The U.S. Supreme Court today ruled in a 5-4 decision that the Federal Communications Commission can fine broadcasters for the single utterance of an expletive, throwing out a Second Circuit Court of Appeals decision that had found the FCC policy to be arbitrary and capricious. The Supreme Court ruling did not consider whether the "fleeting...