Posts from April 5, 2004

The Daily Stern: Sayings of Chairman Powell

The Daily Stern: Sayings of Chairman Powell
: Researching a possible magazine story on the FCC, free speech, and Howard Stern, I came upon magnificent testimony before the Subcommittee on Telecommunications and the Internet by Robert Corn-Revere, the attorney who, among many other things, got New York Gov. George Pataki to wipe the slate on Lenny Bruce. Mr. Corn-Revere goes through the record to find what FCC Chairman Michael Powell has said about regulating broadcast content:

:Accordingly, Chairman Powell has said that he tries to answer a series of questions before taking regulatory actions in order to