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F-Bomb!

F-bombs, four letter words, and other profanity are popping up much more frequently in the media these days. The standards of what is acceptable — on cable, YouTube and movies – is evolving.  (Profanity on “over the air” TV and radio is still regulated by the FCC.  But even these restrictions are now in question following the 8-0 Supreme Court decision in favor of broadcasters who received fines from the FCC for indecency.) CommCore’s question: Are F-Bombs and other words as acceptable in the workplace or other professional environments? Read more

PR Questions on Net Neutrality

The FCC has passed a set of controversial rules on Internet access called “Net Neutrality” which is designed to ensure unblocked access and eliminate discrimination on the World Wide Web. It is a complicated issue, but central to it is restricting a cable or telecom company’s ability to block or slow content and with apparently different rules for wired broadband vs mobile broadband. Read more