The Fight to Televise the Revolution
Solages, Carrié, The Crisis
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Decades before the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) began determining how many broadcast properties media conglomerates such as Viacom and News Corp. could own without monopolizing local markets, or whether Howard Stern's remarks and Janet Jackson's "wardrobe malfunction" should be considered indecent, it addressed racist programming practices in Mississippi.
While the 1954 decision in …
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Publication information: Article title: The Fight to Televise the Revolution. Contributors: Solages, Carrié - Author. Magazine title: The Crisis. Volume: 111. Issue: 4 Publication date: July/August 2004. Page number: 58+. © The Crisis Publishing Company Winter 2009. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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