A ban on TV indecency is the latest rage -- but will it turn into censorship?
Submitted by Blake on April 27, 2005 - 1:33pm
Frazier Moore, AP Television Writer, takes a look at the current anti-indecency crusade.
"There's a herd mentality when the issue of indecent programming comes up," says Jeff Chester, executive director of the Center for Digital Democracy. "You can say, 'Well, the networks deserve it.' But underneath it all is the First Amendment, and there are very few champions in Congress to warn us about the dangerous consequences of encouraging censorship."