Essays Tagged: "Federal Communications Commission"

The (US) Federal Communications Commission

The main purpose for the existence of the Federal Communications Commission's licensing system is to protect the public interest. The licensin ... icense involves many steps and it varies for FM and AM radio stations. The Mass Media Bureau of the Federal Communications Commission is responsible for regulating the television and radio stations in ... resolves the problems.The licensing of radio stations began with the Radio Act of 1927 in which the Federal Radio Commission (FRC) was established based on requests from the industry itself. This act ...

(6 pages) 112 0 4.3 Mar/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

The Development of Television

ways please everyone. Television has been called 'a vast wasteland'(Cheney 14) by Newton Minow, the Federal Communications Commission chairman under U.S. President John F. Kennedy, and now many questi ...

(18 pages) 331 0 3.6 Nov/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Editorial on Janet Jackson at the Superbowl

embarrassing and outrageous - at least that is what the 200,000 people who called and e-mailed the Federal Communications Commission believe. Unless you've been under a rock for the past month I'm su ... eir lip-gloss by "making-out" in the middle of a bar while three men stood watching. So why has the Federal Communications Commission condemned Janet and Justin's performance to a "classless, crass an ...

(2 pages) 79 2 4.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Editorial- "The Long, Low Road"

game. In fact, many younger viewers tend to skip the game and just tune in for the halftime concert.Federal Communications Commission Chairman, Michael K. Powell, ordered an investigation into whether ...

(1 pages) 54 2 4.6 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Adult Content on the Airwaves

d the battle against broadcast indecency proves words and images are merely government property.The Federal Communications Commission is the government agency that has been watching our airwaves since ... the government agency that has been watching our airwaves since 1934. The agency was originally the Federal Radio Commission (Campbell 118). In 1927, Congress passed the Radio Act of 1927 stating lice ...

(12 pages) 105 1 4.4 May/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

How To Make Easy Money

fight against Clear Channel Communication Inc., which dropped his show earlier this year after the Federal Communications Commission began a crackdown on indecent broadcasts.The about-face has infuri ... tersued for $3 million, alleging Mr. Stern broke his contract with the company by not conforming to federal decency standards.

(2 pages) 37 1 0.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Adult Content on the Airwaves

ttle against broadcast indecency proves words and images are merely government property. The Federal Communications Commission is the government agency that has been watching our airwaves since ... the government agency that has been watching our airwaves since 1934. The agency was originally the Federal Radio Commission (Campbell 118). In 1927, Congress passed the Radio Act of 1927 stating lice ...

(13 pages) 82 3 4.7 Jan/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

FCC rules

Television companies better have deep pockets in 2005. Uproar in censorship of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) started when Bono from U2 said, "f***** brilliant" at the Go ...

(1 pages) 24 1 0.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

The current FCC Issue and 1st Amendment Rights.

The same censorship that made George Orwell's novel "1984" a classic can be seen currently in the Federal Communications Commission's ("FCC") campaign for censorship. The present day actions taken b ...

(2 pages) 52 0 3.0 Aug/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Human Rights

Federal Communications Commission.

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) was established on June 19, 1934 as a result of congress. Th ... he FCC is an independent regulatory government agency. This agency was made to replace the outdated Federal Radio Commission. In its place, the FCC not only monitors radio communications, but is respo ... e silver ring). CBS claimed it had no idea this was going to happen, but faced massive fines by the Federal Communications Committee. CBS already faced an inquiry from the Federal Communications Commi ...

(2 pages) 47 0 2.3 Sep/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

Radio Censorship: An analysis of the pros and cons.

er. This group's sole purpose is to regulate the media and the messages it sends. This group is the Federal Communications Commission (FCC for short). It was created by the Communications Act of 1934 ...

(4 pages) 52 0 5.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

Violence in the media - A paper on the issue of violence and censorship in the media.

inthe media would only cause a small amount of influence to children's violent ways. The tests the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) makes are inaccurate and covering up the points that prove w ...

(5 pages) 180 0 3.3 Mar/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

Faster than speeding Airwave

e future of satellite broadcasting reflects how a society perceives itself. The restrictions of the Federal Communications Commission have given rise to an era of satellite where nothing is held back. ...

(2 pages) 33 0 3.0 Aug/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

V chip, the advantages of having one

the actual program content of a television program was controlled by two things-regulation from the Federal Communications Commission, which has the power to grant and take away broadcast licenses, an ... tent was the role of the FCC as watchdog. Today, however, the continued move toward deregulation of federal government complicates the problem of how to manage broadcast content. Deregulation may chan ...

(11 pages) 24 0 5.0 Apr/2007

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Satellite Radio, review of the various satellite radio providers in the world.

Satellite Radio was first introduced to the US in 1992 by the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC). The FCC approved the frequency range of 2.310 to 2.360 GHz ...

(5 pages) 37 0 4.0 Jul/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Internet and networking

Media & Social Policy

nications through these means, as they have been developed, have been regulated since 1934 when The Federal Communications Act of 1934 established the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), and empo ... regulate the communications environment and database accessibility in the future. (www.fcc.gov)The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) was established on June 19, 1934 as a result of congress. Th ...

(3 pages) 35 1 5.0 Dec/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

Modern Television Changing Ame

s because in the early 1950's when television was beginning to be broadcast across the country, the Federal Communications Commission made several bold and new decisions. First, The FCC had to decide ...

(8 pages) 28 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

Stern v. fcc

m or hate him, Howard Stern is the "King of all Media". In twenty controversial years of radio, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has fined Howard Stern a sum of some 1.7 million dollars. Th ...

(2 pages) 871 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

Verizon History

out a price. Verizon had to act in accordance with 25 regulatory conditions for the deal, which the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) designed to improve local phone competition in the companies ...

(6 pages) 56 0 1.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

The Net Neutrality Issue

d they provide the users with high speed connectivity and safe access to internet.“In 2002, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) made a cable broadband services decision, which recognized t ...

(10 pages) 56 1 5.0 Dec/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Internet and networking