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Constitutional issues (First & Fourth Amendments) related to individual right to privacy & right of freedom of expression by TV & print media.
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The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is in charge of regulating the American broadcasting media such as radio and television. One thing that the FCC seeks to insure is that the First Amendment rights to free speech of broadcasters do not impinge upon the Fourth Amendment rights to privacy of individual citizens. In this regard, it may be noted that radio and television broadcasters do not have the same freedom of speech that newspapers and the other print media have. From the very beginnings of commercial radio broadcasting at the turn of the twentieth century, the U.S. Supreme Court has consistently ruled that there are inherent differences between the broadcasting and print media. In particular, it has been argued that "whereas newspapers and magazines were attempting serious discussion of the news, the medicine men and entertainers of radio, by

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