Variety. Oct 23, 1995, Vol. 360 Issue 12, p2, 2 p.
United States. Congress -- Economic policy, Television stations -- Political aspects, Television broadcasting policy -- Laws, regulations and rules, Deregulation -- Telecommunications industry, and Telecommunication policy -- Laws, regulations and rules
Congress is pushing through a telecommunications deregulation bill the scope of which would have been impossible before the Republicans became the majority party. The work of legislators Jack Fields, Thomas Bliley and Larry Pressler in shaping telecommunications policy is examined.
United States. Library of Congress -- Management and Motion pictures -- Achievements and awards
The National Film Registry includes 25 new motion pictures, including 'Psycho,' 'Annie Hall' and 'The Birth of a Nation.' The Library of Congress consulted with the National Film Preservation Board on the list. Films must have lasting significance.
Variety. Oct 29, 1990, Vol. 341 Issue 3, p59, 2 p.
United States. Congress -- Social policy, United States. National Endowment for the Arts -- Finance, Obscenity (Law) -- Laws, regulations and rules, and Federal aid to the arts -- Laws, regulations and rules
United States. National Film Preservation Board -- Laws, regulations and rules
Both houses of the US Congress passed a bill extending film preservation by government archives for four years. Twenty-five films a year are selected by the Library of Congress and included in the National Film Registry.
OBSCENITY (Law), PORNOGRAPHY laws, BROADCASTING industry laws, TELEVISION broadcasting policy, and UNITED States legislators
Reports on the possible approval by the U.S. Congress of a bill that will increase the Federal Communication Commission (FCC) indecency fines for indecency laws violation. Fine terms of the bill; Assertion by House Telecommunications Subcommittee chair Representative Fred Upton (R-Mich.) that the proposed legislation is attracting several supporters; Description of the federal laws regulating obscene broadcasting; Measures undertaken by law enforcement agencies to implement FCC codes; Decision of FCC on the indecency case involving Bono of U2 and NBC; Comments of Representative Billy Tauzin (R-La.) regarding the duty of broadcasters.