Media Obscenity: We Object! (Don’t We?)

Linda Winer wonders why the media obscenity crackdown currently underway in the US isn’t being objected to by more people. “The vise is tightening again on freedoms that, at this late date, a grown-up country should not be forced to keep defending. The FCC, temporarily distracted from efforts to allow even further consolidation of Big Brother media companies, is zealously pursuing the revival of standards-and-practice departments – you know, the old in-house decency police – for radio and network TV.”