Fanatical Fines Over Flippant Flaunts


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RBR + TVBR featured columnist Ken Benner revisits Super Bowl XXXVII and a moment that will live in infamy for radio and TV broadcasters: the unintentional flash of Janet Jackson’s nipple and the resulting FCC financial penalty it sought to collect.

While the FCC ultimately failed and refunded CBS more than a half-billion dollars, egregious legislative enforcement abuse persists, he says.

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