Posts tagged "fcc"

The FCC Is Itching To Reopen The Nipplegate Case

How retro. The FCC has proclaimed that it would like to “further investigate” Nipplegate, i.e., the moment in 2004 when Justin Timberlake pulled at Janet Jackson’s costume during the Super…

Kate Torgovnick/ | September 16, 2009 - 3:20 pm

Is Midget A Bad Word?

Okay, so names have always been a touchy subject in our society. Do you call someone Black or African-American? He-she or Transgender? Disabled or Physically Challenged? But when did midget…

Zandile Blay | July 8, 2009 - 7:10 pm

CBS & Janet Jackson Win Fight For Their Right To Flash

Justin Timberlake could have Janet Jackson naked by the end of his song. In a surprising landmark judicial decision, the US Circuit Court of Appeals stopped the FCC from fining…

Simcha | July 22, 2008 - 7:30 pm

Jane Fonda, The FCC Is Listening!

Jane Fonda better wash her mouth out with soap! The Federal Communications Commission is trying to impose stricter regulations for what they call “fleeting expletives” — like when the Barberella

Simcha | March 5, 2008 - 3:00 pm

The Boob Tube

It’s been four years since Nipplegate, the backlash from the controversial Super Bowl half-time show that beamed Janet Jackson’s ta-ta across the country. CBS had to flash over a half…

Simcha | January 28, 2008 - 2:33 pm