Indecency in the Media: When Is It Acceptable to Regulate Free Speech? ("Minnesota Law, Presented by Moss & Barnett")

Brian Grogan discusses a recent federal court ruling that a Federal Communications Commission (FCC) ban on the use of foul language on broadcast television and radio was a violation of the constitutional right to free speech. Historically, the FCC has imposed decency standards by television and radio, but the legal standards governing the use of TV, radio, cable, print media, and the Internet vary greatly – and many are wondering if this continues to make sense in the age of digital convergence.