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99% of all FCC media complaints come from same group

Postby Mixmaster Shecky » Tue Dec 07, 2004 5:53 pm

This is a fine kettle of fish:

http://www.mediaweek.com/mediaweek/head ... 1000731656

According to a new FCC estimate obtained by Mediaweek, nearly all indecency complaints in 2003—99.8 percent—were filed by the Parents Television Council, an activist group.


And:

The prominent role played by the PTC has raised concerns among critics of the FCC’s crackdown on indecency. “It means that really a tiny minority with a very focused political agenda is trying to censor American television and radio,” said Jonathan Rintels, president and executive director of the Center for Creative Voices in Media, an artists’ advocacy group.


Censorship - it always solves problems!

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Postby DJMurphy » Tue Dec 07, 2004 10:05 pm

So I put this to you all as partly hypothetical, partly honest question:

How can we the regular joe stop the three persons in America who feel this way from dictating what we can and can't see or hear over the airwaves? I mean, short of deluging these moralistic skells with a slew of letters, how do we tell them to shut the fuck up and mind their own business?

I'm open to any and all ideas...

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Postby miss carol » Tue Dec 07, 2004 10:34 pm

Sedition. Inciting a riot. Tax evasion. Jay walking...

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Postby Jake » Tue Dec 07, 2004 10:36 pm

We could just have someone kill them. Three people? That wouldn't be that many years in jail, would it?

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Postby infectiousdisease » Tue Dec 07, 2004 10:51 pm

Jake wrote:We could just have someone kill them. Three people? That wouldn't be that many years in jail, would it?


Probably would be a purty long time if we only had 1 person kill all three of the censoring poopypants. But if we had 3 seperate hitmen (or hitwomen)...well then, each goon would be out in 7-10 years and the airwaves would be free! Free! Ok, not entirely, there's that whole family values in the government thing, but closer to free....

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Postby miss carol » Tue Dec 07, 2004 11:02 pm

The problem with that is they become Christian martyrs thereby creating a cult of censors who think they see the image of St. Nosinnin on CDs and DVDs.

No that simply won't do.

Rather, we INCREASE the amount of fornicating, nudie-showin', cussin', double-dippin, and other bad stuff so our adversaries are so overwhelmed they literally burn out a la Stepford or Westworld. With all this going on, surely we will outnumber the "Christians" by virtue of birthrate! They can't have THAT many babies. They don't even LIKE sex. That is our weapon.

Yes, brothers and sisters, sex, booze, and birthing will save the day!

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Postby grounded5am » Wed Dec 08, 2004 12:25 am

we must get out more liquor and porn to the masses. a party or something.

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UPDATE

Postby Mixmaster Shecky » Wed Dec 08, 2004 12:19 pm

Anyone wanna complain to the FCC? Here's the official Parents Television Council complaint form:

https://www.parentstv.org/ptc/fcc/fcccomplaint2.asp

I'm gonna complain about the 700 Club. Or maybe Fox news.

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Postby grounded5am » Wed Dec 08, 2004 12:20 pm

i think i will complain about the trinity bible network. that barbie doll woman drives me nuts.

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Postby Sugarcubes Forever » Wed Dec 08, 2004 12:30 pm

Their complaint form only allows you to choose one of the 7 "major" networks. PBS is on the dropdown list!


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