Essays Tagged: "FCC"


lished to insure order in the development process within the industry that would be accepted by the FCC. This standard was created in the 40's and 50's. Each receiver sold to the American public must ...

(3 pages) 72 1 3.2 Jun/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

Howard Stern: Adjustment domain

as indicated by repeatedly performingacts that are grounds for arrest- Howard ignores rules of the FCC during his radioshow & was fired & fined because of his repeatedoffenses.2. Deceitfulnes ...

(3 pages) 40 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Psychological Theories & Authors

Digital Television in India

vision, or DTV.Background of the technology:DTV has been in development for more than a decade. The FCC began its first inquiry into advanced television (ATV) services in 1987 at the request of 58 bro ... explore the possible impact of ATV technologies on existing broadcast service. Later that year, the FCC established the Advisory Committee on Advanced Television Service (ACATS) to provide recommendat ...

(11 pages) 66 0 4.1 Aug/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

Censorship, Radio, Music, and the Supreme Court: Is the FCC so Bad?

Since signing into law of the Communications Act of 1934, the FCC has been the ironclad authority that defines obscene material. In 1934, this was not much of a p ... ed directly about sex. As the content of music has changed over the years, however, the role of the FCC has changed. Music today features explicit lyrics that often describe sex, violence towards auth ... scribe sex, violence towards authority, and the consumption of illegal substances. As a result, the FCC today is a more powerful organization that extends its reaches into all aspects of media. Radio ...

(6 pages) 59 0 4.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Selling Spectrum Rights

ng. This tells us that paying higher price on something does not mean the return price is high. The FCC was given authority to auction spectrum rights in an effort to prevent monopolization of the sys ... o prevent monopolization of the system, as mentioned above. On welfare improvement for example, the FCC has the ability to modify and select the rules by which they will auction material, ensuring in ...

(3 pages) 17 0 0.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Communication Satellite Corporation

ring the due deliberations presented before the Commissioners by the two parties; namely Comsat and FCC.Central to this judgment is the premise that "the return to the equity owner should be commensur ... as created due to Comsat's competitors being its customers, it was also mitigated to some extent by FCC's support.5. Regulatory Uncertainty: Again this uncertainty of prospective regulation is reduced ...

(4 pages) 63 0 3.0 Jul/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

The current FCC Issue and 1st Amendment Rights.

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 by the FCC to deny the right to freedom ... 4 ("Decency Act"), are in direct violation of this Amendment. The Decency Act essentially gives the FCC the ability to fine broadcast station licensees for demonstrating or broadcasting what the FCC d ...

(2 pages) 52 0 3.0 Aug/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Human Rights

Are Global Sweatshops Ethical?

clash over.In America the problem with sweatshops exists between certain organizations such as the FCC (Free the Children Campaign), USAS (United Students Against Sweatshops), and several college uni ...

(4 pages) 420 0 5.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Radio Censorship: An analysis of the pros and cons.

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 to regulate "interstate and interna ... d its five Commissioners are appointed directly by the President of the United States.2 By law, the FCC is technically not allowed to interfere with or censor individual programs, but does have the po ...

(4 pages) 52 0 5.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

Risk Identification and Mitigation Paper

s could cause a lag in production and an overall delay in release to the public and loss of funding.FCC accreditation risk is very important for the boat to be released onto the market, without the FC ... s were received on time. If resources are not received on time then penalties would be administered.FCC involvement would key to the overall success of the project. If the FCC were to deny or not auth ...

(2 pages) 85 0 5.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

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

ll 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 wrong.Even though television and vid ... ng children for aggressive behavior. Ever sense complains have started the congress, courts and the FCC have been trying to stop indecency on TV. In 1996, the Congress added the V-chip provision in th ...

(5 pages) 180 0 3.3 Mar/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

S-Band and X-Band Radar

ndustry shares S-band radar with other entities permitted by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) in this country and by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) worldwide; and this perm ... .3 GHz), and is currently used by Sirius Satellite Radio and XM Satellite Radio. More recently, the FCC has approved for portions of the S-band between 2.0 and 2.2 GHz the creation of Mobile Satellite ...

(4 pages) 18 0 4.3 Oct/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

AOL/Time Warner Merger

, it did manage to become a center of controversy as eyebrows were raised among competitors and the FCC, who thought that combining the nations largest internet providers and one of the nations larges ... the future. Although the European Commission argued over a monopoly in the music industry, and the FCC and U.S. based competitors argued against an over-arching media consortium, the arguments were p ...

(3 pages) 41 0 3.0 May/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Violence In Video Games

ically, a viewer could receive such a message without realizing he or she had observed it"� (FCC Board 3). Think about that definition for a second. The actuality of this surreal idea is quite ... reased by 58%. However they refused to release the data, or the details of the experimental study ( FCC 1984 1, Smiltnieks 1). Another example of advertisers using Subliminal Projection is the recent ...

(6 pages) 14 0 4.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers


There is little competition that has come out in local telephone markets. According to data from FCC and industry of Dec 1998, that the incumbent local telephone service providers controlled about ... nes; in 1998 alone, the number of lines of competing carriers serve has increased three times more. FCC and others have found that the competing carriers have concentrated on serving profitable busine ...

(1 pages) 493 0 3.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies


at augmented CATV transmitted to distant cities appeared to be more fuzzy than normal. In 1962, the FCC began to use microwave relay licenses as a justification for regulating cable systems that impor ... f the well-developed existing national systems of microwave and coaxial cables.Finally in 1972, the FCC adopted an "open-skies"� policy, which allowed financed and technically qualified busines ...

(2 pages) 21 0 3.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

Media & Social Policy

n the most important areas. This major change received considerable media and press attention. ( through these means, as they have been developed, have been regulated since 1 ... 1934 when The Federal Communications Act of 1934 established the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), and empowered this agency to make rules regulating local, state, and national communications. ...

(3 pages) 35 1 5.0 Dec/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

As I began this assignment I e

re that came as a surprise. From 1948 until 1952 there was a freeze on licenses being issued by the FCC. Thus, I expected to see a large growth in the number of television stations and anticipated a s ...

(4 pages) 6 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

Modern Television Changing Ame

the country, the Federal Communications Commission made several bold and new decisions. First, The FCC had to decide on a bandwidth for which all television signals could occupy. The FCC had no probl ... . Second, the amount of resolution that the television sets could receive had to be determined. The FCC based this decision on the amount of information that black and white signals transmitted. The a ...

(8 pages) 28 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

Stern v. fcc

Stern v. FCC Love him or hate him, Howard Stern is the "King of all Media". In twenty controversial years of ... "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. The FCC has been trying to curtail Ho ... the show's history) Howard Stern has used language that was considered "vulgar" and "inappropriate"(FCC). However, Howard Stern uses these "vulgarities" to make a point and not for show. So Howard Ste ...

(2 pages) 1045 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media