National Association of Broadcasters

  • Blogs

    January 5, 2011

    Should We Expect More Butts and Boobs on TV After Another FCC Fine Gets Tossed?

    ​NYPD Blue, which ran on ABC from 1993 until 2005, is probably best remembered not as the home of Mark-Paul Gosselaar's comeback, but as the primetime place where naked butts became common. Drop-the-towel scenes (pictured) were trademark teases, as were the glistening upper-body sex scenes tha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 6, 2010

    Smothers Brothers Fired For Being Too Damn Funny

    ​Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. April 17, 1969, Vol. XIV, No. 27 TV by Stephanie Harrington CBS's cancellation of the Smothers Brothers show raises an interesting question of responsibility. In the first place, one is led to assume that it was a case of firing witho ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 29, 2009

    Digital TV Delay Defeated in House

    Ready or not, you may still have to switch from rabbit ears to digital TV on February 17. The Obama Administration has been trying to push back the deadline established in 2005 by Congress to June, and got it through the Senate, but yesterday the House failed to reach the two-thirds majority require ... More >>

  • News

    September 4, 2001

    Telecom for Dummies

    Touring the Media Industrial Complex

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    July 11, 2000

    Lazio Makes Industry Waves

    2000 Campaign Could Affect Radio Access

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    May 9, 2000

    Keeping Up With the Napsters

    At Pho, a Thousand E-mails a Month Track the Great Digital Debate

  • News

    January 18, 2000
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    May 19, 1998

    Rebel Radio

    The Lower East Side's Pirate Station, Steal This Radio, Joins the Fight Against the Feds