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FCC to fine WDBJ for broadcasting indecent material

Monday 23 March 2015 | 19:45 CET | News
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) intends to fine WDBJ Television USD 325,000 for broadcasting graphic and sexually explicit material during the station's evening newscast. The FCC's Enforcement Bureau investigated viewers' complaints that WDBJ aired a new report that included graphic sexual images take from an adult film website in the report. This enforcement action would be the highest fine the Commission has ever taken for a single indecent broadcast on one station. 

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Companies: FCC
Countries: United States
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