FCC hits Hispanic broadcaster with $24M fine

The New York Times reports that Univision is expected to be hit with a $24 million fine, which would be the largest the FCC has ever levied against a company.  The FCC is issuing this because of Univision’s decision to characterize a soap opera that some say is really for adults, as “educational for children.” The penalty is expected to send a strong message to broadcasters, who will be expected to meet their requirement to inform and educate children, after years of very lax oversight in this area…


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